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Discussion in 'Nintendo Forums' started by hornydragon, Aug 14, 2004.

  1. hornydragon

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    Why does a none modified PAL XBOX with Component kit (Gamester) ouput 480? why not 576p????
    Anyone tell me?
     
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    The PAL xbox doew not support any form of High-Def which i believe 576p to be, so thats why.
     
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    576p ia Pal prog same as you get from PAL prog DVD, 480p is NTSC prog scan same as you get from an NTSC prog scan DVD. So why does a PAL XBOX output 480P instead of 576p or even 576i.
     
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    I presume it's because the high def is not meant for Pal regions. When you mod the machine it must give you access to a function that was designed for NSTC regions, hence 480p. It could also be because games are originally written in NSTC and then our games are encoded to PAL. To view the game full screen therefore it must be run in NSTC (or 60 htz) mode.
     
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    but this is a bog standard uk Xbox, its just a normal unit, but outputs 480p (why not 576p) there is no other option other than 480p very odd.
     
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    I'm guessing its because the PAL progressive standard was not fixed until after the XBox launch in this country.

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