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hey guys i just hooked up my new xbox360 to my 50" panasonic (TH-50PX50U) Plasma TV.. when i go to my xbox360's dashborad then go to SYSTEM>CONSOLE SETTINGS>DISPLAY>HDTV i can't go higher than 480i!!! why?? this TV supports 1080i/720p/480p ... when i go to choose 720p the screen flashes like it changes resolution and asks if i want to keep the resolution.. i select YES but when i go back into HDTV i see that it says the CURRENT SETTING is 480i.. why isn't it changing??
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Are you using hi def cables?
    
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Are you using hi def cables?
the Component HD A/V cable that came with the premium package? yea..
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Have you made sure the little toggle switch on the adapter is set to HDTV?
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Flip the switch on the Cable to HD TV.
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i dont know if the switch wasnt switched all the way or not but im pretty sure it was switched to HD. this morning before i went to turn on the 360 i checked and it appeared to be switched to HD but i pushed the switch harder just in case it wasnt sitched all the way or something.. turned it on and the resolution works!!!! 1080i !!!! dunno what happened therer.. maybe the switch was resting halfway but looked like it was switched to HD? who knows..
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Thats what I thought it was. Glad to see you got it fixed.
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1. To switch to hdtv 1080i you first have to change the switch to hdtv. 2. Have the cables in the correct slots. 3. Set the options in the settings to 1080i blah blah. MAKE SURE YOUR TV IS NOT HD READY! If its hd ready, there is a great chance its not hdtv with 1080i
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so do you see a difference?
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