[mythtv-users] HDTV channels chopped video on Motorola 6200

Tom Dombrosky tbdombrosky at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 13:58:00 UTC 2005

On 6/13/05, Jon Breazile <breazile at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I'm running 0.18.1 with a Motorola 6200 (Comcast) connected via firewire. I
> can watch TV 
> just fine (SD analog & digital channels), but when I tune to HD channels
> some video is 
> missing on the right side of the screen, and I see a pink stripe instead. It
> seems as though 
> Myth does not switch out of 4:3 mode, and go to 16:9 mode when I see the
> high def channels. 
> How do I fix this? Changing the display mode only stretches the same video
> in different ways, 
> but I'm still missing the right side of the 16:9 picture. My 6200 is
> configured to output 720p, 
> but changing the settings do not seem to affect the firewire output at all.
> I'm wondering if this 
> is a problem with Myth changing between SD & HD, or if it is the firewire on
> the 6200. Any 
> suggestions? 
> Regards, 
> Jon 

I do not know how to help you with the problem of the pink stripe, but
setting your box to output 720p or 1080i will have no effect on what
myth receives over firewire.  1080i channels will still be 1080i, and
720p channels will still be 720p.


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