[mythtv-users] OSX: Video display is zoomed despite settings.
ctreleaven at cogeco.ca
Tue Jun 24 02:16:19 UTC 2008
At 6:50 PM -0700 6/23/08, TJ Harris wrote:
>I have an odd problem on my Mac Mini, Mac OS X 0.21-fixes, frontend.
>The HD video plays back somewhat zoomed in, and I can't figure out why
>or how to fix it. The effect is that occasionally scenes will look
>strange, or part of a person will be hidden because of the zoom.
>Otherwise, it's just the station logo that gets cut off.
>I checked all the overscan and zoom settings, then I reset the
>settings on my Mini (changed the frontend name) and started from
>scratch, but the problem persisted despite the clean settings. I
>also ran Myth Frontend on my MacBook Pro, and it didnt have the issue
>at all there, so it's not a source video problem.
>The display is a 720p LCD panel, connected via DVI.
>Has anyone else run into similar issues and have some suggestions for
>settings to tweak?
Maybe it is the TV? I know at least some have 'per-input' settings. We've sometimes had one input or another get into a zoom mode. I blame the kids; that's a lot safer than suggesting my wife might have pressed a button! Was your MacBook Pro connected to precisely the same input?
Other than that, I take it you're running under OSX? Are you using DisplayConfigX or similar?
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