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16:9 footage being letterboxed on widescreen tv. Why?

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Footage shot in 16x9. Edited in fcp in a 16x9 sequence setting. Exported the movie and put in to compressor. Encoded at 90min, best, 16x9. Put in to dvdsp and menu and video is 16x9 letterbox, not pan/scan or anything else. Video plays on 4:3 tv with

Footage shot in 16x9.
Edited in fcp in a 16x9 sequence setting.
Exported the movie and put in to compressor.
Encoded at 90min, best, 16x9.
Put in to dvdsp and menu and video is 16x9 letterbox, not pan/scan or anything else.
Video plays on 4:3 tv with letterbox.
Video plays on widescreen tv (two different tv's) with letterbox.
This just isn't right, but I can't figure it out. Thank you in advance

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You can try a reinstall of the software (make sure to remove the receipts) and also you can try a new user first.
1.) Which players were you trying this on and did Apple DVD Player change to 16:9?
2.) If the DVD SP Pro screen switched to 16:9 then it is working properly and could be the player you are trying. Sounds like it did not switch to 16:9 when you opened it in Apple DVD Player?
3.) Also when did you set 16:9 Letterbox on the track itself and not as a general default?
Could be wrong, but do not recall this issue coming up before if the settings in Final Cut, the encodes and DVD SP were correct (people have had improper settings before.) It is computer software and things can get bugs, but it is worth looking. The project open up from the build file DID NOT open properly in Apple DVD Player? - which is why yu said you had drop downs?
If you can say exactly the workflow, from original source footage, settings in Final Cut, the exact version of DVD SP, your OS it may show where it is falling apart, other than a general issue with DVD SP (since it seems not 16:9 ever worked properly for you?)
1.) Running OS 10.4.11 on a PowerBook G4 733 (yes?) It could be the computer maybe out of spec for the version of DVD SP....
2.) Running Final Cut Suite/Studio version with Final Cut xxx (???) on the system
3.) The original material is x capture on a x camera as x type of footage
4.) Captured (how)
5.) Edited in a Final Cut sequence with the following settings:
6.) Exported from Final Cut as self contained/reference movie at what settings version
7.) Ran through Compressor and bitVice with the following settings
8.) Bought into DVD SP (which exact version)
9. Set the track itself to 16:9 Letterbox?
10.) Built project and it did or did not open in 16:9 prior to burning.
11.) If it played back properly at 16:9, then burned to what brand DVD
12.) Tried it on Brand and models of DVD Players and television, with proper settings on both TV and DVD Player (check settings)
Some of the things, like brand of media, probably would not affect this issue.
Have you tried a 16:9 project in iDVD with a small portion of the footage that is exported from Final Cut Pro and does that work properly? (You can make a disc image in iDVD and mount with disk utility and play in Apple DVD Player?)

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