[mythtv-users] how to set up xorg.conf for overscan
rpooser at gmail.com
Sun Oct 28 01:09:42 UTC 2007
Eyal Lebedinsky wrote:
> Tom Dexter wrote:
>> On 10/25/07, Ma Begaj <derliebegott at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Eyal: I'm a little confused about the comment that they lied about
>> the TV being native 1280x720. I thought most TVs tended to have
>> overscan. My RP CRT is definitely native 1080i, but it has at least
>> 5٪ overscan.
> This is a digital (rear projection DLP) TV, and as such there is no such
> thing as overscan, which was a feature of the analogue process in good
> old analogue. The pixels on the edge are no more wobbly than the ones at
> the center (which did happen in analogue TV).
> The input is digital (DVI/HDMI) as is the projection system (DLP). Anyone
> claiming 1280x720 in a digital process and not delivering it is simply lying.
> When they say that it is native 1280x720 there should be 1280x720 pixels
> all the way from the input to the DLP chip and finally on the screen.
> This is not the case for this unit, which has far less on the screen.
> With the technical menu you can shift the part of the 1280x720 input
> that will be displayed (on the lower res output) but there is no way
> to simply have it all on the screen, as it should.
> Executive summary: LG lied. And I hear they were not the only ones.
So have you been successful at letterboxing your output to get
everything onscreen yet?
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