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I just bought a Panasonic tcp65s1 and when I hit the info button is says 720p not 1080...why? I have an hdmi cable running from my direct tv receiver???

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What Direct TV receiver do you have?

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Posted on Jun 03, 2010

  • bpeter2345 Jun 03, 2010

    I have a standard HD Direct TV receiver...it does have the 1080p blue "res" button indicating it is on 1080p...

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Just bought an eq5588. I have HD cable connected with an HDMI cord. The box says Full HD 1080p and120Hz but I press the Info button on the remote and the tv says 720p and 60HZ. Is the change accessable...


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Basic LCD monitor and TV troubleshooting guide:
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5093881-lcd_flat_panel_tv_troubleshooting_guide
http://www.fixya.com/support/r6150077-basic_lcd_monitors_troubleshooting
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hdmi-high-speed.jpgHDMI High Speed HDMI High Speed cables will support higher resolutions of 1080p. This means at least 1080 Horizontal lines, and cables rated at this specification may well support high resolutions of up to 4096 x 2160 (2160 Horizontal lines), check individual cables specifications for this data. Cables in this specification will also support a data transfer speed of 10.2Gbs (not to be confused with ethernet data speeds which are different), and a clock speed of 320Mhz. These cables do not contain an Ethernet connection, but do include an Audio Return Channel.

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