[mythtv-users] Video noise or distortion across very top edge of image

Johnny Walker johnnyjboss at gmail.com
Mon Nov 30 18:22:43 UTC 2009

On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 11:46 AM, Johnny <jarpublic at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Johnny don't you have the same motherboard? The ASUS M3N78-EM? Do you
>> not see the video distortion across the top the some of the playback?
>> I'm not able to find the option to turn on Overscan - I only see
>> Overscan compensation in the Nvidia-settings utility.
> I do have that board but I actually have a 8400GS card in it because I
> needed s-video or component out for my SD CRT. Overscan is not
> something you turn on. The TV set is what does the overscan. The
> nvidia setting is called overscan compensation because it is designed
> to compensate for TVs that are overscanning the image. That is why it
> only scales down and it doesn't have an option to scale it larger.

Ah - ok - so maybe I need to increase the resolution beyond what the
tv can handle, and it will for it to overscan, and then use the
overscan compensation to correct it.

Does that mean I need to create a modeline that is just 1 or 2 extra
pixels in size?

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