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ALiS 1024x512 - is it 16:9?

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by Dan L, May 26, 2005.

  1. Dan L

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    If I run my PC outputting 1024x512 (ALiS native res), is the picture true 16:9?
     
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    1024*576 would be true 16:9 (assuming square pixels). 1024*512 would, effectively be 16:8.

    John
     
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    So the real question then - are ALiS pixels square?
     
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    No they are not, nor are there 512 vertically, there are 512 drivers, 1024 pixels. They are distinctly rectangular. It is impossible to address alis pixels natively, I've even had a go today. It's not going to happen. XGA works well, and if you don't mind some overscan, 5-7%, then 1080i is good. You will lose the taskbar though.
     
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    so the big question is..! is alis tech is a good one when compering to other tech...?
     
  6. Dan L

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    Trust MAW to confuse it all :confused: :rotfl:
     
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    Oh and as I've said before, 1080i looks utterly gash through my PC - I even tried large fonts and it still looks gash :D
     
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    1024x768?
     
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    1024x768 looks nice, but it won't work through the DVI port if the TV is set to DVI-STB :)
     
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    Oh and I have a feeling that the aspect looks wrong too.
     
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