[mythtv-users] 720p plasma with myth

David Knight dlknight at sdf.lonestar.org
Fri Apr 30 14:02:46 UTC 2010

On Fri, April 30, 2010 3:11 am, Lindsay Mathieson wrote:
> On Fri, 30 Apr 2010 11:56:55 am Joey Morris wrote:
>> s anyone
>> running Myth with a 1024x768 plasma and having a positive or negative
>> experience with it?
> That's the exact Plasma setup I have - 720P with 1024x768 pixels
> (rectangular
> pixels), a Panasonic TH-42PX7A, I'm driving it with Mythbuntu 9.10 and an
> NVidia card.
> I didn't need to configure any modelines at all, the system automatically
> picked it up. I think its actually using a resolution of 1280x720 rather
> than
> the native resolution, certainly it looks excellent.
> I think its a mistake to assume you should use the native resolution of
> the
> TV, its actually designed to accept 720p/1080p and its internal
> electroncis
> will do a much better job of scaling and interpolating etc, probably much
> better than the mythbox can.
> --
> Lindsay
> http://blackpaw.jalbum.net/home

After trying different resolutions and with some advice from Jean on the
list I settled on 1920x1080 native resolution to my Panasonic 42PX80 720p
panel. I am also using the facility in Mythtv to set the correct refresh
rate based on the source material.

More info and some good reading in this thread -


Dave K

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