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New TV is hooked up from satelite cable via HDMI wire. We have it plugged in the HDMI port # 1. When we turn on the cable, the little box pops up saying HDMI and 480P. I ready the specs for the TV and it says it goes from 480 to 720 to 1040 (I think) for HDMI. Why am I only getting 480P on this tv?

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You have settings in your TV and satellite receiver to set the resolution for the picture. I would first go into the TV settings and use 1080p for the TV resolution. Also, in the receiver setting, you have the HDTV setting. From the main menu, press 6 (System Setup) and then 8 (HDTV Setup). For TV Type change to 1080i. The Aspect Ratio should be 16:9. I hope this helps.

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