[vdr] TV Standards option for vdr-1.5.x

Stone syphyr at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 09:57:19 CET 2007


On 3/13/07, Andre.Weidemann at web.de <Andre.Weidemann at web.de> wrote:
>
> Stone wrote:
>
> > It seems this plugin assumes I am currently using PAL. The plugin takes
> > the OSD-Settings from VDR as PAL-settings and calculates the
> > corresponding NTSC-settings.  But, my television does not do both PAL
> > and NTSC, so if this plugin assumes that I currently have PAL setup
> > properly, wouldnt it calculate improper values for NTSC?  I dont
> > understand how it can generate proper NTSC values from PAL settings that
> > I am not using.
>
> My TV can handle both PAL and NTSC. Nevertheless, the OSD is resized and
> everything is displayed correctly when playing NTSC content.
>
> I might be way off here..., but I assume that since all TV-standard
> values in VDR are hardcoded to PAL, it is safe to use those values to
> calculate the correct OSD size for NTSC material.



It just seems like I would have to translate my NTSC values into PAL, and
then put those PAL  values into VDR so that the plugin will read them as PAL
and translate them back again to NTSC.  Right now they are PAL settings with
NTSC values.
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