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 I bought a 720p HDTV but when I go on a HD channel it says the picture is 1080i is 720p and 1080i the same thi?

Answer 1080i is HD also but 720P is technically a better picture. You should be able to set your cable or satellite box to 720P in the setup menu and do the same with your TV. It will now default to 720... Read More »
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Won't a 720p HDTV give a better picture for a progressive scan DVD output than 1080i?

well it depends on your tvs native resolution. if you dont have a 1080p tv then your tv is probably a 720p set. yes these sets can accept a 1080i signal, it just downconverts it to your tvs native ... Read More »
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Does 1080i signal give a sharper picture than 720p signal on an HDTV set?

Well, in my opinion 720p. But, technally speaking, 1080i is the better resloution.The sharpness of picture will be as follows from the sharpest to the least sharp: Watching 1080p signal on a 1080p... Read More »
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What is the difference between a 720p and a 1080i HDTV sets?

All flat panel HDTVs (i.e., plasma and LCD), as opposed to CRT tube sets, are inherently progressive in nature. For marketing reasons, however, some manufacturers promote 720p (p for progressive) H... Read More »
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When you push the recall button your HDTV shows 480i not 720p or 1080i is this HD programing?

Not HD Programing 480i is the standard television picture resolution and it isn't an HD signal. Your TV is telling you what it's reading from the signal. You may be able to change it, but then ag... Read More »
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