Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 25669
Berkeley CSUA MOTD
2019/06/16 [General] UID:1000 Activity:popular

2002/8/24-26 [Consumer/TV] UID:25669 Activity:moderate
8/23    What's a good video card/chipset to let me play DVD full screen
        on a tv-out while doing win32 stuff on the monitor?  Nvidia for
        example seems to want to put this ugly black border around the
        tv-out image.
        \_Matrox Radeon All-In-Wonder.
        \_ATI Radeon All-In-Wonder.
        \_ well, if you want to tweak the black border, try tvtool
           ( ... incidentally, if you don't know why
           the black border is there in the first place, it's to try to
           correct for overscan, which varies from television to television.
        \_ hey this program says I have a tv out chip on my card but I only
           have one output.  Is there a cable I can get that lets me connect
           from a standard monitor output to my tv?
           \_ they're called scanline converters, and they're not cheap.
            \_ but supposedly my card has all that already, just not the port
               I need to plug into my tv.  Where is it?
               \_ well, maybe it would help if you mentioned exactly what
                  card you have?  maybe your card is supposed to be used in
                  conjunction with an nVidia Personal Cinema card or something?
                  or maybe the chip is there because it was on a reference
                  board, but to reduce costs it can't actually be used for
                  \_Just buy a DVD player.
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