[mythtv-users] Need help with f'ing gray bars on 16:9 content
paulin at spextreme.com
Mon Feb 16 03:18:58 UTC 2009
On Sun, Feb 15, 2009 at 9:56 PM, MrVining <myth-user-discussion at mrvining.com
> On Feb 15, 2009, at 8:51 PM, Paulin wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 15, 2009 at 9:45 PM, MrVining <
> myth-user-discussion at mrvining.com> wrote:
>> For the life of me I can not find the setting that lets me adjust these
>> bars I'm seeing. Recorded ABC, NBC, CBS or FOX all of my HD playback puts
>> gray bars on top and bottom of screen. When I go into the Settings menu I
>> found an option that lets me stretch Y vertically, and that lets me get
>> aspect ratio correct, but the gray bars don't move.
>> Going nuts please help.
> I believe this is because your TV is not displaying the 16:9 content. I
> had this problem before when I was trying to display HD content on the non
> HD video inputs of my TV. I have Sony 1080i with 7 video inputs. Video
> Inputs 1-3 are not 1080i. So once I moved to video 7 using a DVI
> connection I was getting the full 1080i and all looked good.
> I'm using the HDMI from my:
> I'm viewing HD content I can tell the diff, there is actually video behind
> the bars that myth is covering up.
Then you may want to look at the playback profiles.... Make sure the
profile your using isn't doing it.
OT: What do you think of that Micro ATX....I'm going to be looking for a
cheap frontend soon that supports VDPAU... The price looks pretty good and
I already have a case.
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