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Low def pictures on high def flat panel

Hi Def sports broadcasts on hi def channels are extremely sharp and detailed but other than that, viewed from any distance, the picture is lacking in detail -- like sitting in the third row at the cinema. Even
TV studio broadcasts are fuzzy, although all lettering, such as display text or subtitles is razor sharp. Is that the state of this industry? When I saw this unit on display in the store a few years ago, it showed stunning detail, but I suppose in-store set ups are special. I use video component connections and the source is a cable provider with a "high def" box. Is there any way to improve this disappointing performance? I don't think it is the unit but the source: garbage in - garbage out. One other exception is material from public television -- most of that material is tack sharp. Other so called Hi Def channels are fuzzy -- bad enough that my friends wonder what is wrong when they see it. Any ideas? Please advise.

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Re: low def pictures on high def flat panel

Do you have your video pluged in to the tv or any thing elc if so unplug the video any see if that work or it could be your ampifier let me know how you get on thanks

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