When progressive scan attacks!

Discussion in 'Beginners, General Questions' started by Charles Coates, Sep 28, 2003.

  1. Charles Coates

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    I have a progressive scan player hooked up to a 16X9 television with component cables. For some reason, I cannot view 4X3 movies in their OAR! It always stretches it to fit the screen. Any ideas?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Jeff Gatie

    Jeff Gatie Lead Actor

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    You have to switch the aspect ratio on the TV. Somewhere there is a setting to display 4:3 instead of 16:9. Tell us the make and model of your set and we can give you the exact setting to switch.
     
  3. Allan Jayne

    Allan Jayne Cinematographer

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    Some TV sets won't do 4:3 mode with progressive scan DVD player input. If yours is that way, please post the make and model so others won't buy it and get stuck with that irritating problem.

    Meanwhile you may have to revert to S-video or interlaced component video from the player to get around this problem.

    Video hints:
    http://members.aol.com/ajaynejr/video.htm
     

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