DTD Calculator#

This is a tool that allows you to set up custom resolutions for Intel graphics chipsets based on VESA timing information. This is key in trying to run the Dell Studio Hybrid full screen for Windows Media Center. After switching away from WMC and changing the TV the Studio Hybrid was attached to, I didn’t need to use this tool.

DTD Calculator is maintained and discussed in AVSForum. There is a lot of great information there and people will help out if things don’t seem to work.

You can download DTD Calculator from Clever Technologies. There’s a forum here talking about how you might use it to fix resolution issues.

My usage sounds like:

  • Install MonInfo.

  • Install DTD Calculator.

  • Get the EDID info from MonInfo and paste it into DTD Calculator. If it’ll do the full res, great; if not, try one of the other modelines.

There is a modeline database at MythTV that has some Sharp modelines I could try in DTD Calculator. There’s 1360 x 768, not 1366 x 768, but that might be the way to go. This one is for the LC-40C32U. I have LC-37D7U, but it might work.

## with ubuntu edgy's x.org and the nvidia 8776 drivers, a simple mode of "1360x768" works without
## the custom modeline
#Section "Monitor"
#        Identifier      "Sharp LC-40C32U"
#        HorizSync       24-62
#        VertRefresh     49-76
#        modelines from the web generator at
#        https://xtiming.sourceforge.net/cgi-bin/xtiming.pl
#        Modeline "1360x768@60" 84.50 1360 1392 1712 1744 768 783 791 807
#        EDID-derived modelines
#        ModeLine "1360x768@60" 85.5 1360 1424 1536 1792 768 771 777 795 +hsync +vsync