Hi, I'm a newbie on this board and non-native English speaker so bear with me..
I a little aspect problem with my new 42 inch G10. I should add that I have a BD-60 player hooked up with HDMI. The aspect issue appears when watching non-anamorphic dvd's. Take for instance Tarkovsky's The Sacrifrice... The aspect ratio is 1.66:1, so 14:9 would be the most appropriate aspect ratio. I should note that I have turned overscan OFF.
Before zooming or anything, the image is in a box in the center of the screen like this:
Unfortunately when I try and zoom to 14:9 it squeezes the picture in this weird way and adds panels on each side of the screen:
I should add that Zoom2 mode eats too much of the picture:
Well, I actually solved the problem by changing the output signal from the BD-player from 16:9 to 16:9 FULL but I don't think this makes any sense.
Although this works when watching non-anamorphic dvd's, the problem still occurs when connecting my PC through HDMI. I'm trying to zoom in on a film that has an apect between widescreen and standard but once again I get the same squeezing of the picture as above when switching to 14:9...
What is wrong here? The tv is decoding the HDMI signal in a wrong way, right? What can I do? I cannot find any HDMI settings in the TV's menu.
Maybe I should also add that there are no problems zooming to 14:9 on analogue signals, like VHS and so on.
I really hope that someone can help me sort this out!
Thanks in advance,
Matt from Denmark