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Ns2003
03-24-2007, 05:14 PM
Hey guys, I got a question for the HDTV experts. I have a LG 42 in. plasma tv, and I don't know if I should set the resolution to 1080i or 720p, because they both work when i activate them on my xbox 360. Here's my tv:
http://us.lge.com/products/model/detail/tv|audio|video___DU-42PX12X.jhtml

I've heard that in 720p native tv's its best to leave it at that so it doesn't upscale or something. So yeah, what should I put it as? Thanks in advance!

Desides
03-24-2007, 08:39 PM
Your TV outputs in 1024x768 resolution... which isn't even 720p (1280x720.) And it's in widescreen, too, which sounds to me like you're getting a distorted image.

Try 720p, but if it looks distorted, you may want to try displaying a square 4:3 image (using both the 360's option to select which type of TV you have, square or widescreen; and also your TV's image display options) to ensure you're getting a properly-scaled image.

Ns2003
03-24-2007, 10:37 PM
Thanks Besides. I don't get a distorted image though, its fine I just wanted to know if there was a difference at all. I guess I'll just leave it at 720.

FinsNCanes
03-24-2007, 10:40 PM
What's better 720p or 1080i? I just set it to 1080i. I guess if it doesn't work with your TV the picture isn't supposed to show up.

Deus Ex Dolphin
03-24-2007, 10:58 PM
I'd go with 720p as that is supposed to be better for many fast moving games, like most sports games. In theory, the 1080i may show some flicker in fast moving scenes.

Much depends on your TV though, so experiment and see how each setting looks. I keep my Samsung set at 720p instead of the 1080i setting.

Either setting will look MUCH better than 480i or 480p. :D

Ns2003
03-24-2007, 11:51 PM
I'd go with 720p as that is supposed to be better for many fast moving games, like most sports games. In theory, the 1080i may show some flicker in fast moving scenes.

Much depends on your TV though, so experiment and see how each setting looks. I keep my Samsung set at 720p instead of the 1080i setting.

Either setting will look MUCH better than 480i or 480p. :D

hehehe thanks dude, i think i know what i'll do. i'll take my camera and take pics of both setups and compare them. for now, then i'll leave it at 1080 because for some reason, it seems brighter/better colors.