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Mitsubishi WS-55857 55 in connection problem

New hi def cable box connected to the TV via its DTV component connection. Picture comes in 1080i but green. There is no apparent adjustment to correct. Any ideas about a fix? Thanks!

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There is a setting in the menu under setup i believe it is called
"LABEL VIDEO INPUTS". check you owners manual. you need to make sure that
the DTV input is set to YPbPr NOT RGB.

Posted on Mar 29, 2008

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    yourmomtakes Jun 28, 2012

    i know this is the problem, but it wont stay set there, no matter what i do.

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How do i get 1080i, my tv shows im only in 480i. i think i might have it hooked up incorrect. my other tv of another brand is much newer so all i did was connect the hdmi cable from the tv to the cable box...


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Your TV will display all High Definition signals as 1080i True HDTV™ and all standard definition signals will be displayed as 480p.

Component Inputs 1-2
YPbPr(480i/480p/1080i)
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InputDTV
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