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Space on top and bottom of picture on an older tv set?

by armar2010 / February 2, 2013 8:15 PM PST

Why do I get a space on the top and bottom of picture on an older tv set ? I have Comcast cable feeding this set!

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Re: space on top of bottom
by Kees_B Forum moderator / February 2, 2013 8:50 PM PST

Let me guess. The TV is 4:3 and the broadcast is 16:9. That doesn't match.
Nothing you can do about that except using a 16:9 TV.

Kees

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STB settings
by sunwatcher / February 3, 2013 1:50 AM PST

Is there a Comcast set-top-box connected to this set? Check the settings on it. There should be an aspect ratio adjustment. If it is set to display video for HDTV sets, change it for standard definition sets (4:3).

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