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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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Feb 05, 2011 | Mitsubishi WS-73909 73" Rear Projection...

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With the hd52w59 do you need a coverter box to hook up a digital antenna??


No this tv have a digital tuner inside.Tv don't require a digital converter box to get a DTV free air signal.Just hook it up with a good digital antena and rescan to find free air DTV,will able to get it.

Jan 18, 2011 | RCA HD52W59 HDTV Projection Television

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I have a 53" rear projection Panasonic tv in my


my name is rico, i work on tvs sometimes, if your tv is not dtv wont work unless buy a converter box if you need more let me know my phone number is 602-810-7149 in mesa az.

Dec 29, 2010 | Panasonic PT-53WX42 53" Rear Projection...

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Trying to hook up converter box to Westinghouse flat screen the converter is magnavox sdtv. I get autoscan but no channels are found. I do not have an antennae. Do I need one? Help!


If ur tv a LCD tv it is a digital tv.U do not require a Digital converter box to get the new DTV free air signal broadcasting tv channels stations.But u do require a good digital antenna for it to recieve a long an strong signals to recieve a DTV free air broadcasting tv channels stations.

Dec 07, 2010 | Philips Magnavox 50ML8105D 50" HDTV DLP TV

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How can I attach a DTV converter to GPX AM/FM portable TV Model TVP2?


There are what are called A/V inputs on this model. I would suggest that you just hook up the DTV converter to the A/V input with the yellow/white/red cable. The A/V cable gives the best picture for this set up. I hope this helps you. Please ask any questions that you may need more information on.

Apr 30, 2009 | Projection Televisions

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DTV Conversion Question


Yes you can connect a DTV converter box in your van.
If the TV is DC powered you will need to buy a DC to AC inverter, like these http://www.dcacpowerinverters.com/12_volt_power_inverters.html because there are currently no dc dtv converters available.
If the tv is ac powered you will only need to connect the converter to the inverter the tv is connected to.
If you need more help or installation instructions let me know.
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Apr 03, 2009 | RCA R52WH73 Projection Television

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I want to hook a system


you will only be able to get digital surround( dolby digital ) from your dvd player( by the coax or optical digital connections ) , the rest will only be in virtual surround

from the dtv box plug the yellow video jack(RCA) into the vcr video input , then plug the audio jack or jacks into the audio input on the vcr. from the vcr hook the audio out to the audio in on the reciever( tv/vcr/sat... input ) , then also connect RF out from the VCR to RF in on the TV .
for the dvd player hook the "s-video out" to the "s-video in" on the tv , then the audio L and R on same s-video input , then send the audio out connection on tv to L and R input on reciever dvd L and R input , then you will need to connect the optical from the dvd player to the reciever or coax connections for the dolby digital on the reciever to work

Jan 17, 2009 | RCA D52W20 52" Rear Projection HDTV-Ready...

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Need to know if I need dtv converter for my Samsung combo tv


If you are using a cable TV or satellite service to get your TV content then you do not need a dtv converter.
You only need a dtv converter if you use an antenna to get your TV content and you do not have a digital TV with a internal digital tuner.

If you have the model # of your TV I can look that up for you if you are unsure.

Jan 12, 2009 | Projection Televisions

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Do you have the converter boxes?


Hi wendy173,

Yes, Best Buy™ sells DTV converter boxes. Best Buy™ also accepts coupons received through the U.S. Department of Commerce TV Converter Box Coupon Program for eligible purchases. For more information on the digital TV transition, call 1-888-DTV-2009 (1-888-388-2009).

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Jason,
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Jun 23, 2008 | Projection Televisions

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How do i convert my dtv-5801 to the new free digital air waves


My information indicates that the DTV-5801 has a NTSC (analog TV) tuner built in bot not and ATSC (digital tuner). It does have HDTV inputs to which an external tuner can be connected. For Off-Air Digital TV, add an HDTV (ATSC High Definition tunner) and you are set to go. Do not buy the DTV converters, they have down converters built in and only deliver SD to the outputs.

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