[mythtv-users] Scaling HD content for SD screen
kuphal at dls.net
Thu Nov 16 16:57:23 UTC 2006
Tom Lichti wrote:
> I've recently dipped my toes in the HD water, and while for the most
> part I am extremely pleased, I did notice one thing that isn't great,
> and I'm not sure if there is anything I can do. Basically any recorded
> HD content is not scaled correctly, in that I do see a letterbox effect,
> but the left portion of the display is cut off by about 5%, and the
> right is cutoff by probably 25-30%. By cutoff, I mean the image fills
> the full width of the screen, but it's not the actual full width of the
> feed. If I view it on my desktop (running 1024x768) the full width image
> is there, when it runs through the TV (800x600) it displays the cropped
> image. The TV display is a 5200, running VGA into a converter that
> outputs component to the TV.
> Thoughts on how I can get the full width image to display on the TV?
I could never get my FX5200 to do HD properly at 800x600. I run Myth at
1024x768 now and it is perfect. I'm doing the same as you. FX5200 VGA
to converter to TV showing HD on an SD set.
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