Forcing other framerates
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Stephen Mollett <molletts at yahoo.com> [10-04-25 12:44]: > Hi, > > On Saturday 24 April 2010 15:32:40 meino.cramer at gmx.de wrote: > > I bought a new LCD monitor with 60Hz framerate. > > ... the video plays at 50Hz framerate which then interferes > > with the 60Hz refresh rate of the monitor. > > ... Is there any other trick to circumvent the screen > > distortion I described above? > > You could try adjusting the refresh rate of your screen - I do this with my > monitor and projector depending on the material I'm watching. > > Try typing 'xrandr' into a terminal and see what refresh rates you are offered > for your screen. Then you can do, for example: > > xrandr --output VGA1 --rate 75 > > to switch to 75Hz refresh (which is what I usually use for 25fps video). The > output name (VGA1) will probably have to be adjusted to match the name you see > in the list of outputs and modes. Your desktop environment may also come with > a tool to allow adjustment of the refresh rate. > > You could tweak your xorg.conf (if you have one) or create a partial one (if > you don't have one, your X server should support "incomplete" config files) to > force (or at least favour) the use of a particular refresh rate. As I'm also > in PAL-land, I have 75Hz as the default. > > If you're feeling a bit more daring, you could even use something like 'gtf' > to create your own video modes with custom refresh rates which you can test > using xrandr (see the man page!) then add into xorg.conf as modelines, but be > careful that you use vertical/horizontal frequencies that suit your monitor. > (X will probably take care of checking the frequencies in most cases, by > querying the monitor for its capabilities, but it's worth checking the manual > or datasheet anyway.) Your monitor may well be able to do 50Hz, while a mode > with a refresh rate of around 72Hz (or, more precisely, 23.976 x 3) might be > worth having if you use NTSC DVDs at all. > > Hope this helps, > > Stephen > _______________________________________________ > MPlayer-users mailing list > MPlayer-users at mplayerhq.hu > https://lists.mplayerhq.hu/mailman/listinfo/mplayer-users > As of my knowledge forcing an LCD panel to other framerates than it supports natively may kill it... ?! According to nvidia-setting 1920x1200 resolution is bound to 60Hz... Sigh...why always this hassle with technique? Thanks anyway for your help, Stephen! Have a nice sunday! mcc -- Please don't send me any Word- or Powerpoint-Attachments unless it's absolutely neccessary. - Send simply Text. See http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/no-word-attachments.html In a world without fences and walls nobody needs gates and windows.