[mythtv-users] 480p Projector in UK - setup as PAL?
damian at gingermagic.co.uk
Fri May 11 08:58:57 UTC 2007
It maybe that I should be asking this in an AV forum or something, but
I've not found one that has a clue about Linux. My problem of the moment
is that I have a BenQ W100 projector which has a native resolution of
854x480 (480p). I've heard good thing about this projector producing a
better image if you feed it higher resolutions, so I want to try that
later on, but that's a seperate issue.
The thing that's confusing me at the moment is how to set up my xorg
file. It's all working fine at the moment with ubuntu's default settings
exept that the screen ubuntu is outputting is 800x600 and the projector
is squashing that into place.
I know that NTSC is 480 lines, but I'l in the UK. PAL is 576 lines.
Maybe I didn't buy the best projector in retrospect with that in mind,
but the image I'm seeing on screen is good enough for me not to worry
too much about that. I'd just like to know if I should be doing anything
special to get a 480p device to display a PAL image correctly.
Thanks for any advice
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