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Problem PN50A550S signal is 1080i not 1080P

by joebessette / August 31, 2009 8:17 AM PDT

I have a PN50A550S. When I hit the info button it says that the signal is 1920x1080i. Shouldn't it show up as 1080p? The only piece currently connected to the tv is a Motorola DVR from Comcast via HDMI. What is the problem. Thanks

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Problem PN50A550S signal is 1080i not 1080P
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / August 31, 2009 2:32 PM PDT

joebessette,

The INFO button is telling you what the incoming resolution and Hz is. If the panel is a 1080p/120Hz panel, and the incoming signal is 720p/60Hz, it should be understood that the television will upconvert that incoming signal (shown in the INFO bar) to 1080p/120Hz.

Does that help explain?

--HDTech

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Problem PN50A550S signal is 1080i not 1080P
by joebessette / September 1, 2009 3:30 AM PDT

So the 1080i/60Hz on the info panel is the signal coming in and the tv is upconverting the signal to 1080p?

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Problem PN50A550S signal is 1080i not 1080P
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / September 1, 2009 2:46 PM PDT

joebessette,

Yes, precisely. And if the incoming signal was 720, it would say 720p/60Hz, but the television will upconvert it to 1080p via internal processing.

--HDTech

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Info reporting 1080i @60hz
by rob-m007 / February 21, 2010 10:36 PM PST

Greetings, I have just purchased the Samsung LN46B750U1F 240hz from Bestbuy and am getting a beautiful picture. But when I click on the info button, it tells me that it is at 1080i @60hz. I would it have reported 1080p @240hz.

Is this a setting that needs to be adjusted on the tv? or on the Comcast motorola DVR (HDMI connection)?

Please advise,

Robert

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