1. Join Now

    AVForums.com uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

is the only reason to have vhs recorder with 16:9 to play on a 4:3 telly?

Discussion in 'Digital TV & Video Players & Recorders' started by tfraser, Nov 21, 2001.

Tags:
  1. tfraser

    tfraser
    Guest

    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0
    or does it have some purpose with a widescreen tv?
     
  2. Kevo

    Kevo
    Well-known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 23, 2001
    Messages:
    5,358
    Products Owned:
    1
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    86
    Location:
    Manchester
    Ratings:
    +145
    A VCR with '16:9 recording' does nothing more than record the switching signal that tells a WS TV that the signal is in WS.

    With or without it, any VCR records exactly the same picture ratio and resolution, regardless if the broadcast is in 4:3 or 16:9.
     

Share This Page

Loading...