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Old 02-13-08, 10:58 PM
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Questions About the PS3

I have a question about what setting i should use when upscaling a dvd the choices that the PS3 gives me are:
Double Scale
Normal
Full Screen
Off

Which one should I use?

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Chris

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Normal: upscales preserving the correct aspect ratio. This is the best choice IMHO.

Full Screen: stretches to fit a 16:9 display.

Double Scale: I believe this simply doubles the pixels horizontally and vertically rather than applying interpolation. This results in a look that is technically more accurate to the original game/DVD since it is preserving the pixelation, rather than smoothing it out like the other scaling options. This is only available with 1080i/p output (since 720 doesn't have enough pixels to double scale). Personally, I might use this for PS2 games but not for DVDs.

Off: it is what it is. This just sends it as 480p to your display to let it handle scaling.
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I use Normal as well.
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I'm using normal. Looks good to me.
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