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Old 08-29-08, 02:26 AM   #4
apaige
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Default Re: What are my options for svideo?

You made it sound like 8xxx and 9xxx series didn't support S-Video at all. But yeah, for some reason you can't configure overscan anymore. You can do several things:
  1. buy a used 6xxx or 7xxx card on eBay;
  2. change your CRT TV for a flat screen (I don't know how big your TV is, but 20-22" widescreen LCD displays aren't that expensive anymore);
  3. use software scaling to compensate for overscan: with mplayer, I found out by trial and error the dimensions I needed to scale movies to, so that they would fill the whole screen without leaving much of the image off: mplayer -vf scale=912:520,dsize=912:520 -nofs for widescreen movies, for instance.
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