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Remove number displayed in right hand corner in output 4

Pioneer PD50 HD television with cable television on input 4. When watching input 4 a number "2" is displayed in a gray box in the upper right hand corner. Hoping someone can help us remove the box with "2". Thanks.

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The problem was with the cable box and not the television. We unplugged box - (we'd reset it before) and the "2" was gone.

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How can i hook up a nintendo wii to my 50 inch sanyo plasma t.v and keep my digital cable hooked up at the same time?


I just took a look at the back of your TV and I know exactly what your problem is. First, you need to understand that digital cable is not HD cable necessarily and standard digital cable has analog outputs. Now, since you're concern is about not being able to keep your Wii connected to your TV without disconnecting your cable box, what you are telling me is that with the numerous numbers of input jacks on the back of your set (and the fact that the Wii comes standard with a red/white/yellow Analog Composite cable) you are using the only set of Analog Composite inputs (that also includes the S-Composite input) on your television set to connect your devices. Now, if you actually have an HD box, then you are not using the correct connections and cables and your beautiful 1080p Resolution High Definition television is displaying everything on cable at 480i Resolution, Standard Definition, even the HD channels. Analog connections are incapable of displaying in HD.
Now, I don't know about you, but when I put down my chunk of change and upgraded to HD, I wanted to make darn well sure that I didn't spend all that money to watch it in SD. Of course, that's tongue and cheek because I know you wanted the same thing and I'm going to walk you through the process of solving your problem and getting you the best picture possible out of your TV.
So the first order of business is to make sure that you have an HD box and if you don't you need to contact your cable provider and swap it out. Next you need to get yourself an HDMI cable for about $3. DO NOT waste your money on one in a store and do not believe any salesperson that tells you that the expensive ones are better than the cheap ones. They aren't and this is the biggest lie in consumer electronics perpetrated primarily by Monster Cable. Order it from Monoprice, as they are the best and cheapest. 6 feet is the standard.
http://www.monoprice.com/products/search.asp?keyword=hdmi+cable&x=0&y=0
An HDMI cable is one cable and all you need to do to connect it is put one end in the HDMI 1 input on the back of your TV and the other end into the cable box. It handles both the audio and video signals and your HD cable box should automatically detect it for video and audio. If by chance it doesn't detect the audio, go into the settings menu of the cable box and choose the audio sub-menu and set it to HDMI-out (these options might be under the heading "digital audio").
You'll also want to go into the video settings of your HD cable box and set the output resolution to only display one resolution (it will probably have several selected by default). Choose 720p or 1080i (your preference) as these are the only HD formats cable television broadcasts in. I have mine set to 1080i and the reason you do this is because not all channels are in the same resolution on digital and HD cable and what will happen is that your TV will have to reset its resolution every time you change channels and the resolutions change. This transition can take up to 30 seconds as you're sitting there staring at a black screen. By setting the resolution on your HD cable box to display only one of the HD resolutions, your HD box will simply upconvert the other resolutions automatically. I say choose between 1080i or 720p because not all cable providers broadcast in 1080i, using 720p exclusively so the 1080i setting is unnecessary.
Last thing about your display regarding HD cable: Your HD cable will display television programs in both the 4:3 (standard) and 16:9 (widescreen) formats. When the program is in 4:3, the image will not fill the entire display showing black bars on the left and right sides of the image. Plasma TV's are susceptible to what is called screen burn-in (or image retention or as Sanyo calls it, "after-image"). What this means is that if static images stay on the screen for too long, it will actually stay in the screen after you've changed the channel and it can be permanent and this damage is NOT covered by your manufacturer's warranty. Your TV has a feature to fix this (refer to your manual, near the end) if the "burn-in" is not too extreme, however the best way to avoid screen burn-in is to prevent from happening to begin with. While the TV is displaying a 4:3 program, the point where the image ends and the black bars (lack of image, technically) will burn-in. To avoid screen burn-in, you should change the format of the image to fill the screen via either your cable box (your cable remote will have either a Zoom key or a Picture Size key) or on the TV by pressing the PIX key on the lower left hand corner of your TV remote until you get the desired image. Use the option that zooms in, and not the option that stretches and distort the image. HDMI Cable captainhawk1_8.jpg
So now you have the Analog Composite inputs free to use for your Wii, however, I'm going to give you another alternative that will increase the quality of your picture when using your Wii. The Wii has the ability to use Component Video Cables for its video signal sent to your TV. Your TV has two Component Video Input Jacks (VIDEO 2 and VIDEO 3) and the are indicated by their red, blue, and green color. You'll still need to use the analog red and white audio connections when using the Component Video inputs but for this setup, they are right to the left of them.
Now, of course, Nintendo does make this cable but their's costs $20 and again, you can go right over to Monoprice when you get your HDMI cable and get it for less than $3 and like the Nintendo cable, it comes with the audio cables integrated. I have this cable myself and it makes an amazing difference.
http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=108&cp_id=10830&cs_id=1083007&p_id=5689&seq=1&format=2
Your TV will automatically detect both the HDMI connection and the Component Video connection so it will not require any setting up.
For more information refer to your manual, here:
http://us.sanyo.com/dynamic/product/Downloads/DP50747_Manual-31187309.pdf

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High Def input search


It sounds like you arent using the correct ports for a HD tv or arent using a HD digital player or HD cable. Still having problem let me know but thats what it looks like to me. Do you have anything plugged into these ports from a HD device? DVD,Digital Recorder, etc?

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How do i get 1080i, my tv shows im only in 480i. i think i might have it hooked up incorrect. my other tv of another brand is much newer so all i did was connect the hdmi cable from the tv to the cable box...


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Your TV will display all High Definition signals as 1080i True HDTV™ and all standard definition signals will be displayed as 480p.

Component Inputs 1-2
YPbPr(480i/480p/1080i)
These inputs can be used for the connection of A/V equipment with component video outputs, such as a DVD player or external HDTV receiver. Please see Appendix B for signal compatibility.
Input DTV (480i/480p/1080i)
This input is used to connect an external DTV receiver, and can be configured for YPrPb and RGB plus H&V signal types.

As a special feature, you have the ability to adjust the red and blue light beams in reference to the fixed green light beam. This process is called convergence. There are two separate memories for convergence. One, for SD 480i/480p signals; the other for HD 1080i signals. SD convergence should be adjusted while watching an SD source and HD convergence should be adjusted while watching an HD source.

Wide Expand: Enlarges the picture, cropping some of the image on both sides. This Expand format is useful to remove or reduce black side bars on HD broadcasts of 4:3 images with black bars. Available for analog 1080i, digital SD 16:9 and digital HD signals.

InputDTV
This input is compatible with most standard DTV and satellite receivers with component video (YPbPr) outputs. Compatible DTV signals are SDTV 480i/480p, and HDTV 1080i. All other DTV signals, such as 720p, need to be converted by the DTV receiver to one of the compatible signal types. Please check the DTV receiver specifications before connecting.
This input is compatible with some DTV receivers using RGB with "separate H and V sync". Compatible DTV signals are SDTV 480i, 480p, and HDTV 1080i. All other DTV signals, such as 720p, need to be converted by the DTV receiver to one of the compatible signal types. Industry standards for DTV RGB signals (systems, synchronization, timing, and signal strengths) are not currently established. These inputs will not be compatible with all DTV receivers that offer RGB, HV outputs. RGB, HV signals with less than 5 cables are not compatible.
If your DTV receiver offers both DTV component video signals and DTV RGB, HV signals, we suggest you use the DTV component video signals. Check the DTV receiver specifications before connecting.
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I need the wiring colour codes for 2002 santa fe car stereo


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Basically the wiring of the large harness corresponds to the pins like this.

Starting in the upper right hand corner and working down the right side from A12 down to A1.

1=Left rear output-red
2=Left rear output-blue
3=Right rear output-black
4=Right rear output-yellow
5=empty
6=Left front input-black
7=Left front input-yellow
8=Left rear input-orange
9=Left rear input-green
10=Amp 'ON'-blue&orange
11=empty
12=Amp sensor-black&orange

Back up to upper left hand corner on the large plug

13=Right front tweeter output-red
14=Right front tweeter output-blue
15=Left front tweet output-red
16=Left front tweeter output-blue
17=empty
18=Right front input-red
19=Right front input-white
20=Right rear input-blue
21=Right rear input-red
23=Right front sub (+) output-yellow
24=Right front sub (-) output-black

The small harness is the same above with the upper right position being pin 1 going down to pin 4 then back up to the top for pin 5 down to pin 8.

1=Memory Power-Lrg White
2=Amp Ground- Lrg Black
3=Left front sub (+)output-yellow
4=Left front sub (-) output-black
5=Left front mid (+) output-white
6=Left front mid (-) output-brown
7=Right front mid (-)output-brown
8=Right front mid (+) output-white


Hope this will help you.

Thank you

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Lable in Righthand corner on INPUT1 wont go away


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