[mythtv-users] Nvidia picture size (SVIDEO)

James Stembridge jstembridge at gmail.com
Thu May 5 14:04:50 UTC 2005

On 5/5/05, Joseph A. Caputo <jcaputo1 at comcast.net> wrote:
> You might be able to have X output a 16:9 display size to the video
> card, but the TV encoder chip is still going to convert the signal to
> standard NTSC (or PAL) resolution, which is 4:3.  That's why I
> mentioned the TV's 'strectch' mode; you need to tell the television
> that you're displaying 16:9 content letterboxed inside a 4:3 signal so
> that it can do the work to rescale the picture appropriately.

No, there is no letterboxing involved. But yes, the tv needs to be set
to display the s-video signal on the whole screen, I use the "wide"


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