Macbook + Toshiba TV which resolution

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by vwDavid, Feb 17, 2010.

  1. vwDavid macrumors regular

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    I just got my MDP - DVI adapter as recommended by this forum. There are many resolutions to choose from when I hook the Macbook to the toshiba TV. Several have black bars on the side, almost all are interlaced except a 1280*720 resolution. The TVs max resolution is 720P. However, it almost looks to me like 1280*960 interlaced looks better - then there is an xxxx*1080 interlaced option which looks decent too.

    Any suggestions on which ones to avoid and which settings are theoretically preferred?
     
  2. Matthew Yohe macrumors 68020

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    Whatever your television supports. Its native resolution will always be the "best".
     
  3. vwDavid thread starter macrumors regular

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  4. roidy macrumors 6502a

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    Have a look in your TV's manual for the native resolution. Most 720p screens actually have a resolution of 1360x768 or 1366x768 unless it's a plasma then it could have a resolution of 1024x768. Like I said find out the exact resolution of your TV's panel and use that.
     
  5. vwDavid thread starter macrumors regular

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    Hi folks,

    I have noticed whenever I have my wifes macbook's minidisplay port plugged (ie it is near the TV) the wireless throughput goes to crap although the signal strength is still max.

    any ideas?
     

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