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  1. Question about SD/HD channels with LED TVs

    HDTV: High Definition Television (LCD & Plasma)
    Hello, I have a Vizio LED TV (2016 D-Series model) as well as cable TV (Cogeco in Ontario Canada). I noticed that when I go from an SD channel to an HD channel or visa versa, my TV goes blank for a second. I was just wondering if that "SD/HD switching" is harmful for the TV (hard on the TV set)...
  2. Toshiba 50HX70 RPTV - 480p aspect ratio with Playstation 3 (PS3)

    HDTV: Front/Rear Projection Screens & Televisions
    Hi All, I'm "new" to this forum. Actually, been reading pretty often over time, but never bothered to register. I'm using an ollldddd 4:3 Rear Projection HD TV, the Toshiba 50HX70. It's one of the first HD displays, as the "HD Ready" tag indicates ;) Bought that for more than 5k$ in 2000 I...
  3. PS 3 games running 4:3 on my 1080i TV

    Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming
    Hi all, My PS3 games are running 4:3 (and 480p, I assume) on my TV that can display 1080i (but not 1080p). (Only "echochrome" plays 16:9) I all the PS3 set to display 10801, 720p, & 480, and Blu-Ray play fine 16:9 1080i. Using HDMI. What could be my issue?
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