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Old 02-19-09, 11:44 AM
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Why there are black bars on your HDTV....

great article by Engadget for all those people who are buying HDTVs and asking this question.

http://www.engadgethd.com/2009/02/19...tvs/#continued
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Old 02-19-09, 11:49 AM
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Re: Why there are black bars on your HDTV....

WHO are these people? [/Seinfeld]
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Old 02-19-09, 11:52 AM
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Re: Why there are black bars on your HDTV....

Sticky this!
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Old 02-19-09, 12:42 PM
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Re: Why there are black bars on your HDTV....

Unfortunately no technical explanation will satisfy some people who believe that every pixel is supposed to be filled with the piece of an image.
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Old 02-19-09, 12:53 PM
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Re: Why there are black bars on your HDTV....

this topic seems like one you'd find over at blu-ray.com. That was a jab and sarcasm
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Re: Why there are black bars on your HDTV....

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Sticky this!
I thought about asking for that.
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Re: Why there are black bars on your HDTV....

If you'd like the same information presented in coherent English, try this:

Why Don't the Black Bars Go Away?

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Old 02-19-09, 05:45 PM
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Re: Why there are black bars on your HDTV....

This will be an ongoing issue with a lot of HDTV owners. There is the apect of films coupled with the numerous aspect settings on your HDTV or CRT TV as well as the settings on your DVD player.

When you throw in the differences between 4:3 P&S, 4:3 letterbox (non-anamorphic), 16:9 anamorphic and the occasional 4:3 recorded anamorphic image, it can get really confusing.
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