Picture Offset On My Hd TV

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JtagPabble
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Picture Offset On My Hd TV

Post#1 » Thu May 16, 2013 9:33 am

Hi guys, its my first post as i only joined today so please be gentle.

I have a Panasonic TX-P46S10B 1080p HD TV

I have got my dreamcast today and hooked it up via Scart Lead (Its not fully wired so i dont think its a true RGB type)

The problem is that the picture is moved to the left leaving a big black bar on the right side of the screen. I have done some research on the net but not really found a solution. I have gone into the service menu to try and adjust the picture but cant see a setting to do this. It displays just fine on my 32 inch old CRT TV.

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

WhosYourBossNow
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Re: Picture Offset On My Hd TV

Post#2 » Thu Aug 15, 2013 2:14 pm

It's most likely because of the resolution 1080p (1920 x 1080) HDTV. The (I am assuming PAL you have) Dreamcast has a native full screen that supports maximum 768 x 480ish. The CRT is probably (barely) enough to support the Dreamcast's native full resolution. The console can stretch to 16:9, but it will reach it's limit causing the black bar on your screen, and it will sometimes look grainy.
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Wulffee
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Re: Picture Offset On My Hd TV

Post#3 » Thu Aug 15, 2013 3:20 pm

My Panasonic has bars left and right side too I'm not that worried about it on mine, but I know certain games can adjust the picture size in the games never tried it because I'm ok with the way mine looks like.

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