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PS3 wont go 1080i/720p

I have a Sony Playstation 3 connected via HDMI to a Westinghouse 26 inch LCD 720P/1080i HD monitor. When I start the Playstation or play a Blu-ray disk the LCD automatically sets the resolution at 480p. Is there any way I can manually set the resolution for the PS3 or the TV? Thank you for your help

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I don't think there is a way to set your resolution manually, bro. They do it all by auto. If I may make a suggestion... Turn off both the TV & PS3. Unplug your HDMI, then make sure both your TV & PS3 are turned ON. Now re-connect your HDMI. A TV tech once told me that these units "communicate" through the HDMI. This can only occure whilst they're up & running. This may help get you going on to 1080i.
p.s. PS3 games only output 720p, max! This isn't always the case for Blu Ray movies, but it is for games. Good luck!

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