Definitions

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  • n. The situation where a video image does not fill the entire screen but is surrounded by a border (originally caused by manufacturing variations).

Etymologies

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under- +‎ scan

Examples

  • Preferences to let you adjust the underscan level so the mini's video output better fits your

    PCWorld

  • However, since we were going through our receiver we had and issue with underscan.

    HDTV Magazine

  • In addition, Apple has tweaked the Displays pane of System Preferences to let you adjust the underscan level so the mini's video output better fits your TV screen.

    Macworld

  • Also noted is the new model's substitution of a HDMI output port for its predecessor's mini-DVI port, accompanied by an updated Displays pane of System Preferences that lets you adjust video underscan.

    Applelinks.com

  • The Radeon driver in 2.6.36 adds support for underscan, HyperZ and tiling.

    tuxmachines.org aggregator

  • Overscan/underscan issue no longer occurs when setting displays to HDTV modes

    FiringSquad Latest Gaming and Industry News

  • • Overscan/underscan issue no longer occurs when setting displays to HDTV modes

    TweakTown News RSS Feed

  • High quality pre - and post-scaling engines, with underscan support for all display outputs

    AMDZone Frontpage

  • Does this mean overscan / underscan settings in CCC?

    VideoHelp.com Forum

  • I know I'm mixing an ATI chipset motherboard with an NVIDIA graphics card but I originally bought an ATI Radeon HD 3450 and had major problems with undefeatable underscan.

    LinuxQuestions.org

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