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120 Hz screen message

I recently purchased a 120Hz Samsung. Whenever I swich channels, I get a message telling me that it is running on 60Hz. Is there a setting or is this normal?

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(NT) Might help if you tell the model number.
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Samsung 120Hz

Model #: LN46C610N1FXZC
Samsung 46" 1080p 120Hz LCD HDTV** (LN46C610)
Thanks for your help

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(NT) Bingo.
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Sorry about that....

I meant to confirm what cohbraz noted.

The TV will always show a 120hz signal, because it will process whatever signal is being sent. Most cable boxes, Blu-Ray players, etc. will send a 60hz signal, and the television will process the image and give you 120hz. It doesn't matter if the incoming signal is 24, 30 or 60Hz, it will always show AT 120hz.

However, some people like the film look of 24Hz, and others like 60hz. There may be a difference if you change the source signal from 24 to 60, but that would be personal preference. The TV is working properly, in that it's just telling you what the incoming signal is. Does that make sense?


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That is normal.

That is normal. The TV is showing you the refresh rate of the incoming signal. The TV will then take that signal and covert it to 120Hz for the LCD panel to display.

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