[mythtv] [PATCH] 16:9 vertical stretch

Hamish Moffatt hamish at cloud.net.au
Sun Mar 28 17:17:18 EST 2004


On Sun, Mar 28, 2004 at 05:28:31PM +0100, Kenneth Aafl°y wrote:
> On Sunday 28 March 2004 17:51, Jon Read wrote:
> > Oscar Carlsson wrote:
> > > So you set your tv to WideScreen mode, as if you're watching an
> > > anamorphic DVD?
> >
> > My JVC TV has "Regular" (4:3), "Full" (16:9), "Panoramic" (16:9 variable
> > stretch), "14:9 Zoom", "16:9 Zoom" and "16:9 Zoom (subtitled)" modes.
> >
> > I leave it on "Full"; this works with most channels as they broadcast
> > proper 16:9 and I can always scale it down to 4:3.
> >
> > The problem occurs when a channel broadcasts a 16:9 programme with black
> > bars top and bottom so it looks OK on a 4:3 TV.  I can switch the TV to
> > "16:9 Zoom" but it's a) less convenient having to find the other remote,
> > and b) the quality drops (see original post).
> 
> Isn't this what the '16:9 Zoom' mode in MythTV is supposed to do?

Is it? For me, 16:9 zoom seems perfect for watching 4:3 material which
the TV station has converted to 16:9 by adding horizontal black bars.
I have a 4:3 display. The 16:9 zoom crops the black bars so that the
resulting 4:3 image can fill the screen.


Hamish
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