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Using the component 2 outlets

I have a Samsung  HCL4715W rear progression HD TV, I have a cable box DVR connected to the Component 1 outlet at the rear of the TV, which give me 480p resolution, and I want to connect a blu-ray dvd player to the Component 2 outlets, which should be giving me 1080i resolution. But when I connect the dvd player the screen becomes blurry and the picture is totally out of sync, and text or picture is off to the sides of the screen. Any ideas.

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  • a_mistryman Nov 15, 2007

    Already tried the manual, spent hours trying to follow through on all the things that could adjusted, made no difference, it's almost as if the Component 2 outlets (which should switch between 480p and 1080i) are either not connected or blown in some way so that a fuzzy signal goes through but is neither 480p or 1080i. Any more thoughts?

  • a_mistryman Nov 19, 2007

    Tried the menu-1-8-2-power sequence with my tv remote, but ti did'nt do anything, the tv switched on and the component 1 banner (my cable box is linked to these outlets) came on but nothing else happened!



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Your bluray player is outputting 720p or 1080p which is incompatible with the tv. Check the manual of the player if it can be set to 1080i otherwise you're out of luck with component inputs. The player should have a svhs connector which will work with the tv.

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Please read your owners manual for the samsung ptv to determine the best input to use and possible proper settings to adjust in your menu's.

Posted on Nov 15, 2007

  • g w Nov 16, 2007

    there are adlustments in the service menu that may require setting. to get in /the set is off,pesss menu 1-8-2-power please record all that you see or change .



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