[mythtv-users] Widescreen modeline for projector

David myth at dgreaves.com
Fri Oct 8 15:17:05 UTC 2004

Paul Woodward wrote:

> Hi All,
> I am going to take delivery of a widescreen projector next week and I 
> was wondering if anyone could direct me to somewhere to learn how to 
> set up the modeline properly. I'm using FC2 if that makes a difference.
> The projector is a Hitachi PJ-TX100 and I intend to drive it via VGA 
> or DVI at 1280x720. Is it possible to do damage to it by sending it an 
> improper signal?
> Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
> Paul

Have a look at:

I use vga on mine (but it's an older one and runs at a lower resolution)

I'd assume you can damage it :)
You need to check the manual for the timing signal - and this usually 
tells you the best one to use to reduce any interpolation (basically you 
want the PC graphics card to output at native resolution to minimise 


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