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HD convergence I have just had my tv repaired for the convergence going out and now its fixed until you hook up high def. things to it such as a xbox 360 the convergence goes back out until I unplug it or change it to regular tv. any idea on what it could be?

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I have a 50" hitachi rear projection tv, do i need


rozmyers,

You do not need a high def receiver, your unit has an ATSC tuner which is the same thing. You do need to hook it up to a high definition signal. You mentioned that you have satellite. Call your supplier and order the high definition channels if you do not already have them on the downlink. They should be able to tell you if you have them or not. They should also be able to tell you which channels they are (normally the higher ones). Once you have a high definition feed you will have the best picture you are going to get with todays technology.

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Jan 09, 2011 | Hitachi 57S715 57" Rear Projection HDTV

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How can you tell if a tv is High Def or not?


If a TV is Widescreen Shape, it is usually going to be HD. It's just a matter of HOW HD. 1080i, 720p, or 1080P. Google is always useful ;-)

May 14, 2010 | Televison & Video

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My HDTV seems to be very Low Def - Panasonic Projection PT47WX54J


Ur convergence it dead.Must replaced the 2 convergence ICS.Know how to solders?Tries Tv repair World.com,Tvrepairkits.com for the convergence kit to repair it ur self.The Shop will cost U $300 parts and labors.

Jan 27, 2010 | Panasonic PT-47WX53 47" Rear Projection...

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I want to know if you have to turn on the HD conponents cause i tried to use my xbox360 and thier is nothing on the screen. i already check the xbox360 wires and they are fine.


If you are using a high def tv and u want to play with hi def graphics, u must put the switch on the xbox av/component leads to HDTV, otherwise,standard def will be used. Check the tv input by using a dvd player or another input source to confirm it works. Good Luck.

Nov 16, 2009 | Mitsubishi WS-55809 55" Rear Projection...

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Powersurge made my HD setting revert to low def.


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).
But if you are trying to get Free High Def from an antenna then you will need to have a component that can OUTPUT high def. The $40 converter boxes don't do this - they simply convert the Digital signal to Analog (non high def). What you need is a High Def TUNER that OUTPUTS High Def. I was looking for one for this same reason and ordered the centronics ZAT 502 HD. But it cost about $80. Then I saw that Tivo had an upgrade deal where I could upgrade my existing Series 2 Tivo to Tivo HD for $99. It has a High Def Tuner in it. So I cancelled my order with Centronics and got the Tivo. In any case if you want Over the air HD you will need a High Def Tuner that will OUTPUT 1080.

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Recording HD channels


well you would need to hook up cable box to dvd recorder. the only draw back first off is one you cannot get hd onto a dvd. you can down scale and it will seem a little cleaner than standard def but of coarse it will never be high def. I'm not to familiar with the motorola boxes but if they offer dvr's in your area i would suggestgetting one you can record all channels then afterwards transfer them to a outside device. but as i said before high def cannot fit onto a dvd unless you plan to copy one movie to 6-7 disc. Just keep in mind a standard high def channelcan only fit 2 max on one freq due to the amount of data transfer as opposed to 10 to 12 standard def digital channels

May 08, 2009 | Televison & Video

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XBOX 360 to Samsung HCM5525W high def convergence issue.


Projection TV sets are known to have two common problems. The first problem that is common to these sets is convergence failure. When this happens the TV will usually look 3D, Wavy/Distorted, etc. It may also shutdown and blink an error code.

The second common problem with Projection TV sets is dull video, halos around objects, white looking video, or red overpowers the screen. This is commonly caused by the fluid in the lens being clouded overs. To get fixed either call in a local TV repair company or goto sites such as Tv Repair Kits to get a repair kit with instructions. Here is there link.

http://www.tvrepairkits.com/xcart/home.php?partner=papa1dude

They have put together complete kits for most models that include the parts, step by step photo instructions, repair assistance, etc.

Mar 03, 2009 | Samsung HCM5525W 55" Rear Projection...

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Philips 1080i xbox 360 hook up


you need to change the settings on the xbox aswell.

go to your settings menu and change the picture settings to 1080i

Oct 27, 2008 | Mitsubishi WS-55857 55" Rear Projection...

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Hd ready?


On any High Def TV, the reciever you need for this set, which does not have a HD receiver in it, is half the equation. Most HD channels have some HD content mixed with SD content on the same channel. SD content on HD signal from cable or satellite tends to be slightly blocky due to the native signal resolution and the resolution of HD (1080i/p or 720i/p).

Apr 30, 2007 | Akai PTH5498 54" Rear Projection...

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HD resolutions


Your TV would have to be HD ready and will automatically set itself to 1080i, but if you go into the XBOX 360 console settings' the top menu enables you to change resolution, but if the x box does not recognise 1080i it will not show up. See if 720i shows up as this is still High Def. and also that 60 Hertz is the setting and not 50 hertz

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