[mythtv-users] PVR-350 on 4:3 and 16:9 screens
Linux.Luser at myrealbox.com
Sun Dec 26 00:49:25 UTC 2004
On Dec 25, 2004, at 10:04 pm, Steve Davies wrote:
> Steve Davies wrote:
>> With a "regular" videocard, it is possible to tell X that the aspect
>> ratio of the output is 16:9, and the picture will auto-scale to fit
>> in this window. Is this also true of the PVR-350's TV output? I
>> capture UK DVB transmissions, and these are a mixture of 4:3 and 16:9
>> streams, often changing mid-stream.
> Replying to my own post - It looks from the code and what docs I can
> find as if the MPEG stream will fill the 4:3 picture, and can be
> stretched/unstretched by the TV as desired, but will not be otherwise
> scaled by the PVR-350 (I assume it does not output the VBI aspect
> ratio indicators)
> Oh well. Looks like it is possible to modify the output window size
> and scaling of the image in the PVR-350 decoder. Has anyone played
> with that yet? Shall I just buy one and have a play myself?
I'm not sure if I'm understanding correctly, but maybe the "Wide-screen
tweaks" section of <http://wilsonet.com/mythtv/tips.php> would be
helpful for you?
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