[mythtv-users] Need help with f'ing gray bars on 16:9 content

MrVining myth-user-discussion at mrvining.com
Mon Feb 16 02:56:35 UTC 2009

On Feb 15, 2009, at 8:51 PM, Paulin wrote:

> On Sun, Feb 15, 2009 at 9:45 PM, MrVining <myth-user- 
> discussion at mrvining.com> wrote:
> For the life of me I can not find the setting that lets me adjust  
> these bars I'm seeing.  Recorded ABC, NBC, CBS or FOX all of my HD  
> playback puts gray bars on top and bottom of screen.  When I go  
> into the Settings menu I found an option that lets me stretch Y  
> vertically, and that lets me get aspect ratio correct, but the gray  
> bars don't move.
> Going nuts please help.
> I believe this is because your TV is not displaying the 16:9  
> content.  I had this problem before when I was trying to display HD  
> content on the non HD video inputs of my TV.  I have Sony 1080i  
> with 7 video inputs.  Video Inputs 1-3 are not  1080i.   So once I  
> moved to video 7 using a DVI connection I was getting the full  
> 1080i and all looked good.
> steve
I'm using the HDMI from my:
I'm viewing HD content I can tell the diff, there is actually video  
behind the bars that myth is covering up.
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