16x9 aspect ratio display

Bill Gradwohl bill at ycc.com
Sun Oct 31 15:48:35 UTC 2004


George Yanos wrote:

>Have I missed something, is there a difference between 16x9 and 4x3? 
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4x3 multiplied by a constant factor of , say 4, gives you 16x12, or 
multiplied by 3 gives you 12x9. Its my understanding that 16x9 is the 
HDTV format where the older 4x3 is the one we are all familiar with.

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