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Vizio 42" fhdtv - need help for better picture quality settings

Better picture quality for my vizio 42" lcd. the picture really looks blunt or worse, the color looks burned. i don't know what is the right settings for this. i'm using only analog cable. plugging on a standard dvd players, the result is still the same, picture is not as crisp. this tv has a good review but right now i'm not satisfied with this product.

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  • rudjardianri Mar 09, 2009

    thanks ButtFuzzz...i've done your advice not so much effect though. yes your right about splitting wires. we do have the booster. if i changed my subscription to digital would there be a guarantee that i would get a crisp picture? or is it all about the tv? we had a Philips 32" that we swapped which was way better than what i'm receiving now with this Vizio (using the same connection).



    from what i've observe from our Philips though i was a 720p, picture was clearer than this full hd. i thought that having a full HD would give me a much satisfying viewing. it turns out it did not.

  • pitillo1 Apr 11, 2009

    dont know how to see a crisp image like in the store.

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Since you're using "analog cable", I would adjust the television such that the picture is not streched. This means there will be black bars to the left/right of the 4:3 picture, but you should experience some improvement in picture quality because the TV is not trying to interpolate what to do with an already crappy analog cable signal.

You may also want to add a signal booster where the cable first enters your residence... often, folks split that analog signal up so much it is weak... and looks much like you describe.

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