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  #312903 30-Mar-2010 16:54
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Yep I was certain it was stretched and taught him about the "smart-stretch" that TVs do.

Now you guys have confirmed my thoughts so I can advise him with more confidence. Cheers.

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  #312908 30-Mar-2010 17:04
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Put it this way, it it was a widescreen transmission, then all the squarescreen owners would be complaining about tall and skinny instead.

Perhaps a good way to drive the sale of new tvs tho?




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  #312910 30-Mar-2010 17:07
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Well the answer to my question about anamorphic widescreen braodcasts over analogue was that it is possible so that's not exactly the only option.

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  #319613 17-Apr-2010 10:20
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all channels on analog if windscreen on sky or freeview are croped to 4.3

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  #319648 17-Apr-2010 13:45
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cassadee: all channels on analog if windscreen on sky or freeview are croped to 4.3


Have absolutely no idea what you mean by that comment!


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  #319649 17-Apr-2010 13:51
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sbiddle:
cassadee: all channels on analog if windscreen on sky or freeview are croped to 4.3


Have absolutely no idea what you mean by that comment!



Ditto.

They're "Letterboxed" from 16:9 to 14:9.




 

 

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