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.

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    or does it have some purpose with a widescreen tv?
     
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    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.
     

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