[MPlayer-users] monitoraspect

Alexander Roalter roalter at cs.tum.edu
Fri May 27 19:25:00 CEST 2005

ACS wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Rich Felker" <dalias at aerifal.cx>
> To: "MPlayer usage questions, feature requests, bug reports" 
> <mplayer-users at mplayerhq.hu>
> Sent: Friday, May 27, 2005 18:25
> Subject: Re: [MPlayer-users] monitoraspect
>>False. Unless you have a very strange monitor, your monitor is NOT
> I just checked a belinea, philips and a iiyama 17" 1280x1024 screen. 2 out 
> of 3 featured aspect ratio 1:1.25
> example:
> http://www.flexpro.nl/CONTENT/PDF/IIYAMA%20E431S-W%20TFT%2017INCH%20WIT.PDF
> Since the pixels are perfectly square on a 1:1.25 monitor just scaling 
> horizontal to max-width gives you proper aspect ratio. Black borders on 
> bottom and top are just larger than on normal 4:3 resolutions
> Adrian Bacon 
Therefore when using a 17" TFT one has to use a different 
monitoraspect-Parameter than one using a 17" CRT. Grabbing a ruler and 
measuring up ones displaying device might help in all cases to 
experience a distortion-free feature presentation.


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