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Display delay I have a 37 LCD LG 720 and I am annoyed by the 6 second delay that occurs when I switch channels from regular definition to high definition and it also occurs from high def to reg def. I contacted LG and they said it probably has someting to do with my high def provider. I called my cable provider, Verizon Fios, and they informed me this is an LG issue. Any suggestions? This is very annoying!

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I had the same problem. The cable comp. told me the same thing. I got a new box anyway and the problem was solved

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This is unlikely Verizon's problem.

Does the delay occur with non-TV sources like DVD player or video games?

If so, that's the LG firmware.

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