Using Wide Mode with High-Definition (720p/1080i) Sources
Full (native 16:9)
Full (upconverted 4:3)
displays the picture at its original size.
If the source is a 16:9 high-definition
(720p/1080i) signal, the picture fills the
If the source is a 4:3 standard-definition
signal that has been upconverted, bars are
shown to fill the 16:9 screen.
enlarges the center portion of the
picture proportionately. The left and right
edges of the picture are stretched to fill the
enlarges the 4:3 picture
proportionately to fill the 16:9 screen. Some
clipping may occur.
watching Letterbox movies.
When you change channels or inputs, the Wide Mode settings revert
setting in the Screen Menu (only if the input source is
480i or 480p).
is useful for