[mythtv-users] how to feed 1280x720p to a large TV?

Steve Adeff adeffs at gmail.com
Sat Dec 31 15:05:31 EST 2005

On Saturday 31 December 2005 10:56, Calvin Harrigan wrote:
> Eyal Lebedinsky wrote:
> >I have this LG DLP TV (52SZ8R) which says it has a 1280x720
> >resolution. What settings do I use so that I feed it this
> >resolution?
> >
> >A quick test (from a Windows machine) that shows 1280x720
> >fine on my LCD monitor shows the image on the TV with black
> >borders on all four sides. Maybe the RGB input has some limits?
> >
> >I plan to feed it DVI once I set up a proper Myth client,
> >or maybe component. Anyone got a modeline?
> >
> >Happy New Year everyone.
> My Sony does the same thing, from what I've read on the net the TV
> itself is doing it to avoid clipping the edges of the display that might
> have important info/utilities like the taskbar, etc.  I have yet to find
> a way to disable it.  The display looks great, with the lights off I
> can't even tell there is a black border, the TV trim is black and the
> blacks on the display are really dark.
> Calvin...

are you using the DVI or VGA output? Does your TV do native 1280x720p?


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