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HD setup, 480 to 1080 not working.

Same problem I have read before, with no real answer. I have connected HD rcvr to componet 1, with proper cables(RGB), on an HD chanel. I still have 480, is it like a video game where I have to push the combination of buttons on the remote to get my power move to work, or in this case my 1080 to work??? Is the change suposed to be automatic, or do I indeed need to change something???

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    Cannot get 1080i to show up only 480 with new HD cable box even though tv and cable box are both set to 1080i and using a hdmi/dvi cable



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I had this same problem, got my HD installed yesterday w/ Direct TV, have had this TV since '02. The fact that is wasn't working, and Google, led me to your post in search of answers. I even went to a local retailer that sells the Mitsubishi TV's and they were as helpful as if I had gone to a drug store seeking the answer. So, between browsing other posts, and then going to the manual (who'd of thunk) I got my, and your, answer. You need to do the following, nothing magic: 1)Connect the component video output of the Direct TV HD Receiver to the DTV inputs on your TV. The COMP 1/2 inputs are NOT 1080 compatible, only the DTV input. As another poster said, you must use component video cables, not the old red/yellow/white cables. you can lose too much signal quality w/ the old R/Y/W cables and your TV still won't recognize the 1080. 2)Set your receiver to a HD Channel, which are in the 70's. 3)Use the format selection on your remote and select until you get the 1080i Standard (or whatever your preference is) format. 4)Enjoy Bottom line is the COMP inputs are not HD. Page 64 of the manual (at least the one i downloaded from is what gave me the final piece of the picture. Good Luck!

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