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I just got cable installed with a dvr and hdmi cable and my resolution is 720p why can I not get 1080p like my playstation.

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Because the show is not on 1080p,the 1080p HD show must say HD the show play that mode 1080p.

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Jan 03, 2016 | Televison & Video

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I have audio but no video with my HDMI connection


You may have the resolution on the PS3 set higher (say 1080p) then what your TV supports (1080i or 720p). Use the Yellow/Red/White cable that came with the PS3 to connect to the TV. Go to that input and check the resolution. Start at a lower resolution and check the HDMI input. If the TV does support 1080p, try a different/better HDMI cable.

Apr 05, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I connected the cable box to my LG tv with new HDMI cables and the picture is noticeable smaller than the size of the screen. Before, I had the cable from the wall connected directly to the tv and the...


Your cable box and TV are set to different resolutions. Check the setup on both and make sure everything is the same (ie 720p to 720p or 1080p to 1080p) Make sure your cable box can give you 1080p (Nice set, BTW!!). HDMI is supposed to automatically take care of the settings, but it does not hurt to double-check.

Depending on the manufacturer of the cable box, there may be screen setting for "letterbox" which should be selected.

Some TV channels, when redirected through a cable box, simply will not display full resolution (1080p) programming. Your cable TV provider can tell you which channels are displayed in high resolution.

Finally, make sure your cable provider gave you the correct box. Older boxes are not capable of providing 1080p resolution, and since you own a 1080p set, you deserve nothing less!

Jan 30, 2011 | LG 42LD520 42 in. HD-Ready LCD TV

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Good evening, My son has been using his Playstation 3 on a TV with a resolution of 1080p. Now he is trying to use the console on a lower resolution TV. Can you tell me how he can reset his console so he...


OK if hes connecting it to a TV with a red/white/yellow cable then you need to connect it to the 1080p TV again with the hdmi cable but with the red/white/yellow cable on the same tv at the same time. Then in display settings switch it to the red/white/yellow cable setting and thats it. It should be good for the red/white/yellow cable TVs.

If its a TV with hdmi but more like 720p then just use the 1080p tv and go to settings then switch to 720p and there.

Sorry if this is confusing.

Jan 11, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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How do I go from 480p to 1080dpi on my 65inch HDTV


If you're using an HDMI cable your display will automatically adjust the settings based upon the video source. Make sure that your source is capable of outputting 1080p. If it's an HD Cable Box or DVR, the maximum resolution it can display is 1080i. If you have one of these HD boxes, set it to only display 1080i as there will be a delay every time you change channels from a channel that is not naturally at 1080i.
If your source is a standard DVD player, it can only display images in 480i (or 480p if it is Progressive Scan) and therefore your TV will display the picture in 480 resolution. If your source is an upconverting DVD player it will display up to 1080p however, Keep in mind that DVD's are in 480 resolution and that regardless of upconversion (or upscaling, though improved, the picture will not be in HD.
The only way to achieve a true 1080p (not dpi... that's dots per inch... that's a printer term. The "p" is for Progressive Scan as opposed to an "i" for Interlaced) is from a 1080p source, i.e., a Blu-Ray disc player playing a Blu-Ray Disc with the use of an HDMI cable. Component Cables can achieve 720p/1080i only with your TV as it does not support 1080p over component cables.
As an aside, there are some media players that support 1080p output and some DirecTV Boxes and DVR's d oas well for 1080p Pay Per View movies.

Nov 23, 2010 | Mitsubishi WD-65733 65" HDTV

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MY PS3 DOES NOT SEEM TO BE WORK WITH THE HIGH DEFINITON CABLE IT CAME ON FORA FEW SECONDS THEN SCREEN COMES UP WITH NO SIGNAL????


This usually happens when you first buy your ps3 and try to use the HDMI connection immediately. The problem is that the ps3's default output resolution is set to 480i out of the box, and when you try to use an HDMI connection first, HDMI can't do that resolution. HDMI only does 480p, 720p 1080i and 1080p.
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This also happens if you move your ps3 a lot. As it is, HDTV's are either 1080p (full HD) or 720p (including 1080i). If, for example, your tv is 1080p, when you set your display settings in the ps3 menu, it will set your XMB, or ps3 main menu to the max resolution of your tv, 1080p in this case. The resolution will automatically adjust when you start a game, and that game has a native resolution output. That's why, most of the time, games will play in 720p, because that's there native, or original, resolution. This is also the reason why sometimes people have no display on there TV, or a black screen, and when they play a game, that will actually display. That's because your tv can ACCEPT that resolution of that game.

  • Have your ps3 in standby mode (red light).
  • Now, press and hold the power button in the front down. Your ps3 will beep twice. Let it go almost exactly after you heard the second beep.
  • Wait 10-15 seconds. A display will show up, and just answer yes to all!

Dec 30, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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When connecting my playstation 3 to my tv using an hdmi cable i get sound but no picture what do i need to do to get a picture


Make sure you have chosen the correct display setting. If you HDTV doesn't support 1080p, choose a lower resolution (1080i or 720p).

Jul 11, 2009 | TouchStone Video Game Consoles & Games

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1080P video via HDMI generates awful interference


Your Plasma's native resolution is 720P. Go into the Blu Ray's output setup. you can choose 480p 480i 720p 1080i and 1080p. Set it for 720p that should clear up the issue.You may have to run Component directly to the TV since you only have 1 HDMI input and you can run Digital coax or optical to your AV receiver for audio. On a 50" TV the difference between 720p and 1080p using "GOOD" cables cannot be seen by the human eye. Above 50, yes it is noticeable.
Hope this helps.

May 22, 2009 | Onkyo TX-SR705 Receiver

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While playing MGS4, or watching DVDs in my PS3, the lower half of my LCD TV is a shade greyer than the upper half. I am running 1080p through an hdmi to my vizio 32" lcd tv that is full 1080p compatible.


Hi:

1) have you tried using another hdmi cable?
2) are you sure that both ends of the hdmi cable are firmly fitted, such that there is no strain on the cable?
3) have you set the resolution to 'only 1080p'? i.e. make sure 720p and 1080i are unticked, in the Display Settings section, under System Settings in the XMB

Hope this helps,

Please leave feedback if everything is working.

Jan 12, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Time lag between Playstation 3 and LCD TV.


SOURCE: http://boardsus.playstation.com/playstation/board/message?board.id=confrontation&thread.id=735278&view=by_date_ascending&page=2

If your playing with lag on your new HD LCD your at a competitive disadvantage! Everything you see happens seconds later than your opponent who has his/her settings right.
The fix:
1. Connect your PS3 using HDMI Input 2.
2. SELECT or RENAME the HDMI Input to PC. Already pointed out, but this does not make the majority of tv's run in PC mode.
3. On the PS3 start-up menu go to Settings---> Display ---->
Choose HDMI ----> DO NOT choose AUTOMATIC ----> SELECT CUSTOM ----->
4. Now, Select all the Resolution options EXCEPT 720p. This will force your games into 1080p mode. What it will also do is drop any game that doesn't have 1080i/p support into 480. Games like Burnout Paradise, Vegas 2, Heavenly Sword, NHL 08 and more will be dropped into SD (480) rather than HD. Your picture will be terrible. 720p is standard gaming resolution currently, 1080i/p is not.
5. Save and complete the display setup.
6. Turn off the PS3. Turn off the TV.
7. Turn on the TV. Turn on the PS3.
8. Complete! (Lag eliminated). Please spread this around!

*The key to eliminating ALL LAG is modern LCD's need to be in PC MODE (NOT GAME MODE) On many tv's, PC mode requires you to use a VGA or DVI connector. You'll either need to buy an HDMI adapter or an HDMI to VGA / DVI cable if that's the case.
and the Source MUST BE IN 1080p so that the TV can use it's NATIVE RESOLUTION.* Please, check your tv's native resolution. If you have a plasma that only does 720p, your native resolution is probably 720p. You do not need to follow these steps, it will only make things worse. If your tv's native resolution is 720p, obviously you want to keep your display settings at 720p on your PS3. If your native resolution is 1080i, you shouldn't go selecting 1080p. If your native resolution is 1080p on your TV, you need to be aware that removing 720p as an option will force many games into 480.

Keep these things in mind and remember that the steps above are far from a cure all solution. .

Lag gone! Worked for me! (SAMSUNG LNA52850)
Source : http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20081225141902AApX7cJ

Dec 16, 2007 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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