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problem playing 16:9 dvd on 16:9 screen

Discussion in 'Video playback problems' started by FGHA, May 31, 2007.

  1. FGHA

    FGHA Member

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    i just bought a 22" widescreen (16:9) monitor with a resolution of 1680 x 1050, it works great but when i play a 16:9 widsecreen dvd i still have the black bars on top and bottom of the screen. does anyone have an answer what i can do?
     
  2. dvdlover7

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    uhm! fgha, 16:9 dvd size not always full size of your screen (but some of them does full size) ,,there are spare space on top and bottom for subtile..when subtitle turn on it's will not appear on the movie picture..i hope i wrong!!!
     
  3. vurbal

    vurbal Administrator Staff Member

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    Widescreen movies on DVD frequently have an aspect ratio of 2.35:1, which is wider than 1.78 (16:9). To accomodate this black bars are added to the top and bottom of the frame.
     
  4. FGHA

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    but the bars are very big on top and bottom not small they look the same as a fullscreen monitor.
     
  5. sk8flawzz

    sk8flawzz Regular member

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    fgha, i have that same problem!!!its kinda annoying isnt it
     

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