[time-nuts] Lady Heather wants to know: How big is your tube?

MOSEL Sam sam.mosel at baesystems.com
Fri Oct 16 02:37:45 UTC 2009


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> From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com 
> [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] On Behalf Of Russell Rezaian
> Sent: Friday, 16 October 2009 12:52 AM
> To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] Lady Heather wants to know: How big 
> is your tube?
> Most common screen resolutions for me:
> 4x3 aspect ratio:
> 1280x1024
> 1600x1200

For square pixels, this first one is actually a 5x4 ratio used commonly
in non-widescreen LCDs.

CRTs tended to all have 4x3 apect ratios and hence for a horizontal
resolution of 1280 the "square-pixel correct" vertical resolution is

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