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I have a Toshiba HDTV and when I display a television program without making it wide, there are gray bars on the side, can I make them black?

Asked by pplufthesun (607points) May 26th, 2008

I have a Toshiba HDTV and when I display a television program without making it wide, there are gray bars on the side, can I make them black?

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Spargett's avatar

“Grey” is a relative definition. The grey you’re referring to could be your TV’s black depending on the contrast ratio.

TheCouncil's avatar

most TVs default to gray to preserve the life of the tv. All black creates a harsher burn in for HDTV.

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