Yeah, there's all sort of bizarreness

Date: 2012-01-04 03:15 am (UTC)
I have a TV/monitor that claims to support '1080p'.

According to its DVI EDID (and its docs) the max resolution is 1680x1050. However, if i hook up a device (Roku) via HDMI and set it to '1080p' mode, it claims via its info screen to be running in 1920x1080. Presumably that's just a description of the signal, not the resolution. It supposedly has a 1:1 pixel mode, in which case the display shows the 1920x1080 or 1280x720 signal (16:9) taking up the entire screen (1680x1050 == 16:10). Wha...?

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Power management, mobile and firmware developer on Linux. Security developer at Google. Ex-biologist. @mjg59 on Twitter. Content here should not be interpreted as the opinion of my employer.

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