Selecting the picture size
You can view many program formats in a variety of
picture sizes—Full, TheaterWide 1, TheaterWide 2,
TheaterWide 3 and Natural.
Note: The "picture size" illustrations are examples only. The
format of the image (in any of the picture sizes) will vary
depending on the format of the signal you are currently
watching. Select the picture size that displays the current
program the way that looks best to you.
You can save separate picture size preferences for each input
on your TV.
To select the picture size using the remote control:
, picture size will change cyclically as
To select the picture size using the menu system:
and open the Video menu.
Highlight Advanced Picture.
, a new set of Advanced Picture menu
icons will appear as below.
buttons to highlight Picture Size.
, picture mode is changed cyclically.
Note: RGB timing only support Natural and Full, no matter the
RGB timing is via D-SUB to PC IN or via DVI to HDMI.
Using these functions to change the picture size (i.e.,
changing the height/ width ratio) for any purpose other than
your private viewing may be prohibited under the Copyright
Laws of the United States and other countries, and may
subject you to civil and criminal liability.
Chapter 6: Using the TV's features
Note: If you select one of the TheaterWide
top and bottom edges of the picture (including subtitles or
captions) may be hidden.
Natural picture size
The image is displayed close to its originally formatted
proportion. Some program formats will display with
sidebars and/or bars at the top and bottom.
TheaterWide 1 picture size (for 4:3 format programs)
The center of the picture remains close to its original
proportion, but the left and right edges are stretched wider
to fill the screen.
TheaterWide 2 picture size (for letter box programs)
The picture is stretched wider to fill the width of the screen,
but only slightly stretched taller.
The top and bottom edges of the picture may be hidden.
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picture sizes, the
Natural picture size example
TheaterWide 1 picture size example
TheaterWide 2 picture size example