[mythtv-users] Fixing overscan

Jim Morton Jim at Morton.hrcoxmail.com
Thu Dec 10 17:09:08 UTC 2009

Brian J. Murrell wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-12-10 at 11:22 -0500, Jim Morton wrote: 
>> If you are using an HDMI input on the TV you may want to try switching 
>> to a VGA or DVI input if it has one. I know on my TV (Samsung) that made 
>> a big difference and it now displays with little or no overscan. When 
>> using the HDMI input it was missing a lot of borders.
> Of course, this is the wrong (although it might be the only) solution.
> Instead of trying to defeat overscan, which is a natural part of the TV
> equation, the right solution is that the menus and such should allow for
> and/or be configurable for overscan.
> There has been quite a detailed discussion about this on this list in
> the last month or two.
> b.
My apologies. I didn't mean to give bad advice.


 Jim Morton   

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