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I have a 7" display attached to my RPI.

Controller Board VS-TY2662-V1 Lcd Panel AT070TN92 Running raspbian.

In theory it has 800x480. I run a website I kiosk mode on it. If I use fixed height and width on that very resolution it's too big for the screen. So I ended up using trial and error to figure out the right resolution (720x575).

The main issue is that the display is stretched, i.e. it shows a 4:3 image on that 16:9 display without borders. Any idea how to solve it?

  • What does /opt/vc/bin/tvservice -s show? – Milliways Jun 23 '14 at 7:37
  • state 0x12001a [HDMI CEA (17) RGB lim 4:3], 720x576 @ 50.00Hz, progressive – Christoph Daum Jun 23 '14 at 20:08
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It is unclear from your post whether 720x576 is the default, or whether you have manually set it.

AFAIK there is no 800*480 CEA or DVT mode (incidentally this is 5:3 NOT 16:9).

You could try setting the display as described in http://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=29&t=24679

The normal settings can be found on http://elinux.org/RPiconfig#Video_mode_options

  • I didn't set the resolution manually. Wouldn't make sense after all to use a wrong resolution. Will try it later. The 720x576 was a guess using trial and error so it's 720x575 as stated in the comment above. – Christoph Daum Jun 24 '14 at 0:11
  • Thanks a lot :) To be precise this comment in the board mentioned above helped. raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?p=235430#p235430 – Christoph Daum Jun 24 '14 at 5:26

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