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HDTV cable hookup for HD component video

High Def (720p, 1080i) requires either HDMI or component video cable connections. This image shows how to connect using component video/audio. The RCA cables are green, blue, red for video and white and red for audio. Select the HDTV input using the TV remote.


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Only 1 hdmi outlet on TV . I have a high def cable box and a sony blue ray dvd player. How do I connect 2 hdmi cables fron the components to the tv?


Don't used the Blu Ray player on the tv HDMI out put hub.Used the connections for of the Blu Ray player connections by a S-Video cable for the video and the RCA component cable R,W for the connections for the audio out.The high Def.cable box will not work for high Def. this way,but the Blu Ray player will.

May 30, 2011 | Sony BRAVIA KDL-40S2400 40 in. LCD HDTV

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my playstation 3 will not play in 1080p. It used to work, but when we switched cables, it wont work in HD.


When you switched cables, you mean you changed the cord running from the PS3 to the TV? HD content requires an HDMI connection from the PS3 to the TV. It is possible that when you changed cables, you replaced the PS3's HDMI cable with Component Cables which can only deliver in Standard Definition and not in High Definition (720p, 1080i and 1080p).
HDMI:
http://www.playstation3hdmicable.com/images/hdmi2.jpg
Component: http://www.componentcable.net/images/Component%20Cable%20PS3.jpg

Apr 29, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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TV set always starts up indicating 420p. How do I get it to 1080?I have Bell expressvu HD


is your cable or sat in HD(720p, 1080i, 1080p) over the air broadcast in the usa is in digital so it should start at the highest res available in your area

next are you using HDMI or composite for your cable or sat going into your tv if not your not going to get higher than 420p because A/V and S-video do NOT support HD

check your cable/sat box is it HD(high def) or SD(standard def) if SD going through cattv/attn in your only going to get 420p

now for changing the resolution its automatic it goes to the highest setting on its own

you can control the resolution through your cable/sat box, blue ray/hddvd player and other HD devices connected to the tv through the options menus of those devices BUT only when connected through

HDMI(supports 720p, 1080i, 1080p)
composite(supports 420p, 420i, 720p)
A/v and S-video(supports 420p)
cat tv/attn in(supports 420p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p) only supports what the tuner will do

i=50hz
p=60hz

Feb 11, 2010 | Hisense LHD3204US 32 in. LCD HDTV

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1080P video via HDMI generates awful interference


Your Plasma's native resolution is 720P. Go into the Blu Ray's output setup. you can choose 480p 480i 720p 1080i and 1080p. Set it for 720p that should clear up the issue.You may have to run Component directly to the TV since you only have 1 HDMI input and you can run Digital coax or optical to your AV receiver for audio. On a 50" TV the difference between 720p and 1080p using "GOOD" cables cannot be seen by the human eye. Above 50, yes it is noticeable.
Hope this helps.

May 22, 2009 | Onkyo TX-SR705 Receiver

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screen flicker when watching 1080i


Component video has a max resolution of 720p. in order to use 1080i or p you have to use hdmi or dvi connections. That is why you get the flicker.

Dec 08, 2007 | Onkyo TX-SR304 Receiver

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