What setting will give me the True full view of my widescreen movies with no Stretch?

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  1. Flea420

    Flea420 New Member

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    I have a Toshiba Regza 42RV530U 42" HD LCD TV.
    Basically I have it down to either the Full setting or Theaterwide1, seems to be the closest?

    I'm just not sure which is either Stretching the image or is diaplaying it in its natural Ratio?

    When in Full mode it stretches even 4:3 to fill the screen. I'm just a nit picky bastard and want to watch movies 100% as they where made to view on my screen.
     
  2. Zeromancer

    Zeromancer Pampita's Love Slave

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    the 42RV530U offers an aspect ratio mode, dubbed Native, that's designed to show every pixel of 1080i and 1080p sources without scaling or overscan

    There is also an auto aspect control feature that will automatically set the aspect ratio theater settings depending on the source signal, which is nice

    I would check the aspect settings on your dvd player or satellite.
    I know my Direct TV HDTV box has multiple settings for each output 480p, 720p original, 720p + stretch, 720p cropped, 1080i + stretch exc......
     
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    if you can't tell then you're not discerning enough to truly care.
     
  4. MattThom01

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    Read your manual. If you don't have the manual, look it up online, just about every company has product manuals on their websites.
     
  5. Felix

    Felix Its good to be me.

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    I have this same problem. HD comes uses the full screen and so does my xbox but dvd's still have the black border across the top and bottom. Anything I can do to fix this?
     
  6. amill94

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    Make you changed the aspect ratio in the dvd settings menu to 16x9 or wide, not 4x3. Also, alot of movies will have bars b/c they use multiple aspect ratios.
     
  7. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    16x9 is HDTV. Letterbox (i.e. movie theater screen) is wider than that. If you're trying to play letterbox movies on a 16x9 screen, you're just going to have to put up with black borders above and below the picture.
     
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    BlkDrgnZ28 OT Supporter

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    yeah i played hell with this but a few you just have to suck it up on and take it
     

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