[mythtv-users] Recommended GUI dimensions/setup to deal with overscan @ 1920x1080i

Garth Benedict shrkbait at gmail.com
Sun Aug 21 20:56:12 UTC 2005

Any tips are obviously of help, thanks.  I second the request to treat
overscan as the norm.    Any actual help on this in the doc with a
couple recommended set of options would suffice.

Any chance you had the downside of severe pin-cushion on your 510? 
That is something else I am dealing with with any input >NTSC.  I
believe it to be
but I have been a little lazy and fearful getting someone to come in
and tinker with it.

Does your myth box have enough juice with the visualizations?  Work around?

On 8/21/05, Joe Barnhart <joebarnhart at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- Garth Benedict <shrkbait at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have not been able to find much documentation for resizing the
> > menus
> > to deal with overscan.  Has anyone had good results with that at
> > 1920x1080i?  I have seen one or two examples for NTSC.  I cannot see
> > any checkboxes and normally cannot see parts of the bottom row of
> > buttons.  I can deal with the overscan on TV/Videos, but the menu
> > system is rather hard.  Appreciate any offerings.
> >
> > BTW:
> > Pioneer Elite 610HD, via VGA
> > FC3 using the atrpms
> > Asus A7N8X-D for video and audio.
> I have pretty much the same setup as you (PRO-510D w/VGA).  Sadly, I'm
> away from home right now and I don't know how to read my setup via SSH
> (since it's on the X screens used to config myth).  I can send a
> message to you when I'm back in front of my system next Saturday.
> It would be REALLY NICE if the person maintaining the setup screens
> would accomodate the fact that all TVs overscan, making the setup next
> to impossible when viewing on a TV.  (Someday I will figure out how to
> create setup screens on my own and revamp them all, but I know nothing
> about Qt so this will take awhile.)
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