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HDMI-can't get tv to stay 1080i

I have a wharefdale 26" HDTV, when i turn my PS3 on the TV says it is 1080i, but as soon as the game starts, the screen goes blue for a few seconds, then changes to 780....why is it doing this and how can I get it to stay at 1080i.

Any help/advice would be much appreciated

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  • nate262698 Aug 02, 2009

    Thanks, the picture is still good, but my mates seem to have a better picture when playing COD4. I can't seem to get my picture as good??

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This is natural, the PS3 does not stretch the signal like the Xbox does so games play at there native resolution (720p) there is nothing wrong with your TV or your PS3 and you would not see any difference in the games graphics if it was in 1080i. I'm playing my PS3 on a 46" 1080p TV and my PS3 games look great in 720p.

Posted on Aug 02, 2009

  • crispy_ninja Aug 02, 2009

    You could try to adjust the picture settings on your TV to boost the color and sharpness ( don't go too sharp though).


    The reason your friends might have better picture all depends on the TV and the brand of TV. The 2 best looking brands right now are Samsung and Sony Bravia.

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