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HOW DO I CONNECT MY PHILIPS 50'' PLASMA TO A BLUE-RAY PLAYER WHEN I HAVE ONLY ONE DVI SOCKET, WHICH IS ALREADY BEING USED FOR MY HD SATELLITE RECEIVER? I HAVE NO HDMI CONNECTIONS ON THE TV.

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If you use the component connections (red blue green) and audio you will get 1080I - no 1080p - buts thats ok few philips are able to show 1080p
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Your TV plays High Def material through either Input 4 (uses component cables R,G,B) or through Input 5 (Uses DVI cable).
Today most equipment uses HDMI cable for High Def or it may have a component (RGB) output that you can use. The DVI hookup is best, so you need a HDMI to DVI cable or Component Cables (Red, Green, Blue). You need some source that OUTPUTS High def (ex. 1080i) either through HDMI or component cable. You need to either connect the component cable(R,G,B) from the source to the Input 4 on the TV or connect the HDMI to DVI cable from the source to the Input 5.
You need to set the AV source on the TV to AV5 (if you are using the DVI input) or AV4 (if you are using component cables).
If you want to play Highdef source like Blue Ray then you can just connect the output of the blu ray player to your Tv using either the HDMI to DVI cable or component cable (Red, Green, Blue) and set the TV input to AV5 (for HDMI/DVI) or AV4 (for component).
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