[mythtv-users] Fixing overscan
Jim at Morton.hrcoxmail.com
Thu Dec 10 16:22:59 UTC 2009
Yan Seiner wrote:
> My TV is nominally 1366x768. However, it actually displays around
> 1280x680 pixels, the rest is lost. In the past, I've twiddled with
> the modelines, but my TV (a Sharp Aquos) is notoriously finicky and
> has all sorts of sync issues if the modeline isn't exact. So I'm back
> to losing the outer bit of my images.
> Mostly the Myth menus and configuration options are unreadable.
If you are using an HDMI input on the TV you may want to try switching
to a VGA or DVI input if it has one. I know on my TV (Samsung) that made
a big difference and it now displays with little or no overscan. When
using the HDMI input it was missing a lot of borders.
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