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4. High Definition > 35. Resolve Problems After Buying an HDTV

Resolve Problems After Buying an HDTV

There are a handful of tips you can follow and tweaks you can make to your setup after adding HD-capable devices. These are fairly random but all together they can make a huge difference in quality and operability.

No matter how much research you do before buying a TV, you’re still almost guaranteed to have a few surprises and problems when you break the set out of its box. This hodgepodge of tips and technical explanations will help you solve the most frequent issues you’ll run into.

Bridging Component Video and VGA Connectors

You’ve just brought home a new unit, and you’ve discovered that your HDTV requires a VGA cable, while your receiver offers only component video connections (or the other way around). Some manufacturers have anticipated this situation, and have designed their sets to break the rules, in a manner of speaking. That is, some VGA ports might allow syncs on the green wire.


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