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PS3 Video Output Settings on Panasonic TH-42PX77U

by jeffpoker / September 1, 2008 3:03 AM PDT


My 42px77u has a resolution of 1024x768 but can accept 1080p sources.
Since this resolution is far from what my TV displays, should I leave the 1080p check blank?

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I'll say no.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 1, 2008 3:20 AM PDT

This is a 720p HDTV so while I could bet you could feed it 1080 content the truth is that when we play video games the long standing lesson is to not make the host computer work too hard and you get more frames per second, less lag, etc.

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I''d say No too...
by Dan Filice / September 1, 2008 3:55 AM PDT

On your PS3, it has a setting that you can choose to "Automatically" make it match the native resolution of your TV, so I might suggest using that setting. Within the same setting options, I believe you can manually select the output resolution of the PS3 to 1080p instead of 720p, so if you had the time you could always try both settings using the same video game sequence and compare the image quality.

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Let me qualify my suggestion...
by Dan Filice / September 1, 2008 3:56 AM PDT
In reply to: I''d say No too...

For you to use the PS3 setting to make it match your TV's resolution, you will need to connect it to your TV via HDMI.

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Thank you!
by jeffpoker / September 1, 2008 4:06 AM PDT

Thank you guys for your inputs!
From what I understand, I shouldn't use 1080p with my PS3 (or maybe try it and see).
I just read the review for my TV on CNET and it says:

"The panel also can accept 1080p sources (as can the Vizio), but it would exhibit strange behavior [...] so we'd recommend avoiding 1080p sources with this set."

I guess this confirms what you're all saying Happy

Thanks again!!

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