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I was wondering if it is possible to remove the limit of a monitors resolution? I have a Akai 32" LCD HDTV and I was wondering if there was a way to increase the resolution to something like 1680X1200 like I have with my dell 20" because currently the max my Akai can do is 1024X768. I read along time ago that it is possible by altering the pins on a DVI cable although this only has VGA and help would really be appriciated thanks for your time.
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I dont think that is possible.
    
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That's like asking if you can make your hard drive bigger. The answer is no.
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i think you can do it with CRT's, but not with LCD's.
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You can manually set it higher, but it isn't worth it because it will be distorted and unusable.
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Originally Posted by Wincet View Post
You can manually set it higher, but it isn't worth it because it will be distorted and unusable.
It is possible to damage a TV as well. (though not common at all)
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post #7 of 8
Think of it like a ceramic tiled mosaic. if each tile is a colour and you use different coloured tiles to make up the whole image.

Each tile on your LCD or crt is a Pixel and it's size called dot pitch. so if your mosaic is only 100x100 tiles thats the best resolution your getting and if your monitor is 1024x768 likewise.

p.s the dot pitch is the distance between the same colour bar in each pixel, so the smaller the better. it's not the pixel size but is a direct ratio of it.
    
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thanks for the help easty I had a feeling that was how it is although I just wanted to make sure because I remember reading something a while ago that mentioned being able to alter it or something.
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