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Anonymous
August 27, 2004 8:58:14 PM

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Have standard 480i TV. Normal 4:3 on Pansat 2500a NTSC gives full
screen when viewing a DVB FTA channel. When I change the receiver
to 16:9, it gives me black bars on the sides, not on top/bottom
like I expected.
August 28, 2004 1:20:11 AM

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thats normal with a standard tv, get yourself a widescreen TV if you want to
use this feature

"rose" <rose122550DONTSPAM@yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:c9aa14bb.0408271558.206df6dd@posting.google.com...
> Have standard 480i TV. Normal 4:3 on Pansat 2500a NTSC gives full
> screen when viewing a DVB FTA channel. When I change the receiver
> to 16:9, it gives me black bars on the sides, not on top/bottom
> like I expected.
Anonymous
August 28, 2004 10:11:12 AM

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rose wrote:

> Have standard 480i TV. Normal 4:3 on Pansat 2500a NTSC gives full
> screen when viewing a DVB FTA channel. When I change the receiver
> to 16:9, it gives me black bars on the sides, not on top/bottom
> like I expected.

Sounds like that setting is to indicate what your TV is.

If you've got a 16:9 TV, it will format 4:3 content by putting black
bars on the side.
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Anonymous
August 29, 2004 8:26:28 AM

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If this is normal with a standard tv, why do I get an apparent 16:9 format
(sometimes on commercials) on some ota screens (which gives black bars at
the top and bottom)?

"Me" <me@me.com> wrote in message news:<I7RXc.35039$DG.1774949@news20.bellglobal.com>...
> thats normal with a standard tv, get yourself a widescreen TV if you want to
> use this feature
>
Anonymous
August 29, 2004 1:16:29 PM

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some of the sd channels are "experimenting" with widescreen (1.78:1 aka
16:9),in order to get people used to the coming changes.

"rose" <rose122550DONTSPAM@yahoo.com> wrote in message
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> If this is normal with a standard tv, why do I get an apparent 16:9 format
> (sometimes on commercials) on some ota screens (which gives black bars at
> the top and bottom)?
>
> "Me" <me@me.com> wrote in message
news:<I7RXc.35039$DG.1774949@news20.bellglobal.com>...
> > thats normal with a standard tv, get yourself a widescreen TV if you
want to
> > use this feature
> >


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