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    Agoraquest Forum Index Television Configuration
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      Posted: 2007-12-10 16:33

    Sorry I originally posted in wrong area! Hello All... on my first post and new to this. Have a KDF42-WE655 LCD Projection TV. Trying to find way to best picture. Inasmuch as it displays everything as 720P (it's native res), would it be best to leave native res "off" and put display on 720P only (not turning on 1080i even) even though I get programs in 1080i? I have Directv. Many thanks for your input on this friends



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    From: Poughkeepsie, New York

      Posted: 2007-12-10 21:48

    You will want to leave your TV at the 720p setting since it's native resolution is (1386 x 788).  Since it's a fixed pixel display, it will convert any 1080i broadcast to 720p.  The 1080i setting that you are seeing are for those customers who have earlier HD displays that are CRT base.     

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      Posted: 2007-12-11 09:45

    Thanks Nitehawk! That was my thinking and knew it was probably pretty basic question, but had that gnawing question "Are we getting the best picture here"?

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      Posted: 2007-12-11 17:23

    You will only get as much picture as your TV can display.  If you provide a 720p input, all the set has to do is scale the input to 788p.  If you provide a 1080i input, the set must de-interlace the piture and scale it.  Realistically, most of us can't tell the difference.


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      Posted: 2008-03-27 18:18

    What is your video source?   Is it equal to or greater than 1080i?  Do you own a Blu-ray player or PS3?  Only the Blu-ray will exceed your 1386 x 788 resolution and only then through HDMI (I believe).

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