Panasonic TH-37PX80B Picture Aspect Ratio

harmrehal

Standard Member
Hi guys I need some help please, I own a Panasonic TH-37PX80B which I bought from Richer Sounds just under a month ago (£550 inc 5 years warranty). This is the first widescreen TV I've owned. When I watch a show (on the Panny) that was originally filmed in fullscreen (4:3) the picture looks stretched out unless I change the aspect ratio to 4:3, by doing this I get two grey borders on either side of the screen.....so I wanted to know if it is possible to change the colour to black as the grey borders are an eyesore. Please help. Thanks
 

YellowSphere

Well-known Member
Go to the setup menu and set side panel to "off"
 

Aretak

Active Member
Though it's worth noting that the bars being grey is designed to prevent burn-in by giving the blank part of the panel something to do. I agree that they look ugly, but I'd rather put up with them than end up with a 4:3 frame burnt into my screen.
 

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