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Changing from 480i to 720p on VIzio VX37 with factory issued remote

I cannot seem to figure out how to switch to 720p using my remote.

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  • autism36 Nov 14, 2008

    do you have it hooked up to satelite? i do and it's saying that its 480i and not 720p...

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If you use the hdmi input from your cable box and select either the HDMI1 or HDMI2 input setting it should automatically change based on the channel transmission resolution.

All this is currently controlled by the cable providers set top boxes, and depends on whether you have purchse the Hi-Def programming packages.

Hope this helps you.

Posted on Dec 15, 2008

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*3 Composite is the connector used to connect the AV cable that is supplied with the PS3™ system. S VIDEO is a format mainly used in Japan.

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