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How do I set my HCN4226W for 1080i?

I just connected my set with a DVI/HDMI cable and it's working fine but it is set on 480p and I can't find a place to change it to 1080i. Since it is in 480p, the picture is set on WIDE and everytime I try to change it I get a message of "not availbale". I think it is because it is set on 4980p. The picture is fine but in this setting it cuts off the top and bottom portion of the picture. Thanks for your help jegunz

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I don't think the set will allow resizing in DVI mode, at least mine never has. I have to switch to the video input or S video to get that to work. I think there is something in the manual about that. On mine, the component input will not work if you have the DVI connected. If you have DTV, try resizing the image on the satellite receiver's remote. Sometimes, in the DVI mode, that works. I am about to pitch this set of mine out, as it now has fried something in the convergence system and won't work at all, so if the new convergence board I have ordered wont fix it, its going up on Ebay for parts !

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The HDMI[1] input on your TV receives digital audio

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