[mythtv-users] FX5200 TVOut Tweaking

Al McIntosh junkmail at allanmcintosh.com
Sun Dec 31 00:27:21 UTC 2006

James Pifer wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-09-18 at 21:22 -0500, Stuart Larson wrote:
>> 0/TVOverScan[TV-0]=13
> Thanks I'll give that a shot. How about your brightness? Mine is set to
> 0 but it's still way too bright, even just the OS itself not just myth.
> I tried setting them to negative, but that didn't seem t make a
> difference. Any idea if it should? 

My ~/.nvidia-settings-rc contains only:

Then in my ~/.xinitrc I have

/usr/bin/nvidia-settings --load-config-only &

> To make matters worse, when I run the frontend and watch TV or a
> recording the brightness is set to 70%. When I try to adjust it, all I
> get it a -1, not the normal up or down by 2%. I have two other frontends
> that work fine, so not sure why this is happening. I don't know if this
> worked ok before going to .20 or not, but I doubt it's a .20 thing since
> two others work fine.

Typically, most TVs factory settings have the brightness and contrast 
turned wayyyyy too high. I turn that stuff way down to 30%.
I use Avia home theater DVD that includes test patterns to calibrate the 
TV set.

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