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MarinaHighTennis
12-05-2011, 09:40 AM
I got a new 42in TV but in playing video games the quality seems blurrish. I tried adjusting the sharpness and settings but it still seems the same.

hescobal
12-05-2011, 09:43 AM
I got a new 42in TV but in playing video games and watching movies the quality seems blurrish. I tried adjusting the sharpness and settings but it still seems the same.

low refresh rate on the tv maybe? (60hz)

MarinaHighTennis
12-05-2011, 09:44 AM
low refresh rate on the tv maybe? (60hz)

It is HD 1040 and LCD though

hescobal
12-05-2011, 09:59 AM
It is HD 1040 and LCD though

brand and model?

Andreas1965
12-05-2011, 10:00 AM
Might be you're sitting too close to the screen. When I bought my first big flatscreen the same happened to me.
We had to rearrange our livingroom ;)

MarinaHighTennis
12-05-2011, 10:04 AM
brand and model?
Vizio 42in LCD HDTV (with wifi) I got it from Costco
Might be you're sitting too close to the screen. When I bought my first big flatscreen the same happened to me.
We had to rearrange our livingroom
I wasn't too close so i dont think that is the problem. I had a Mitsibushi 47 in before and no problems. It was just too heavy


Edit: Its fine with TV and movies just not video games

Andreas1965
12-05-2011, 10:09 AM
Vizio 42in LCD HDTV (with wifi) I got it from Costco

I wasn't too close so i dont think that is the problem. I had a Mitsibushi 47 in before and no problems. It was just too heavy


Edit: Its fine with TV and movies just not video games
If you get a razor-sharp image from e.g. BDR, but games are blurry, I would investigate if something is wrong with the console or the way you plug it to the TV. Did you use the HDMI or DVI-slot?

MarinaHighTennis
12-05-2011, 10:09 AM
This is it: http://www.vizio.com/via-hdtvs/e422va.html?___SID=U

MarinaHighTennis
12-05-2011, 10:10 AM
If you get a razor-sharp image from e.g. BDR, but games are blurry, I would investigate if something is wrong with the console or the way you plug it to the TV. Did you use the HDMI or DVI-slot?

I don't have an HDMI cable converter for the wii but the wii works fine

Andreas1965
12-05-2011, 10:14 AM
I don't have an HDMI cable converter for the wii but the wii works fine
That means the WII isn't blurry? I did not use my WII for a long time, but I remember it never was as brilliant, in terms of picture quality, as the PS3. It's graphics adapter is simply subpar.

Which games are blurry? PS3? XBOX?

MarinaHighTennis
12-05-2011, 10:16 AM
That means the WII isn't blurry? I did not use my WII for a long time, but I remember it never was as brilliant, in terms of picture quality, as the PS3. It's graphics adapter is simply subpar.

Which games are blurry? PS3? XBOX?

The Wii isn't blurry it works fine with my old non flat screen TVs. Xbox is blurry too.

Agent Orynge
12-05-2011, 10:32 AM
Check the Xbox settings, make sure they match your TV.

hollywood9826
12-05-2011, 10:38 AM
Is the Wii blurry on the new TV or just the Xbox?

If its just the Xbox then AO has a good point. Try to change the video settings on the console to 1080P. What kind of cables are you using? maybe when unplugging the old cable yuou damaged one of them and thats the issue. Do you have another set of cables you can test with?

MarinaHighTennis
12-05-2011, 11:09 AM
Is the Wii blurry on the new TV or just the Xbox?

If its just the Xbox then AO has a good point. Try to change the video settings on the console to 1080P. What kind of cables are you using? maybe when unplugging the old cable yuou damaged one of them and thats the issue. Do you have another set of cables you can test with?
Its both systems, but I'm using the yellow, white, red cable

sureshs
12-05-2011, 11:09 AM
Get a Sony

hescobal
12-05-2011, 11:21 AM
Its both systems, but I'm using the yellow, white, red cable

Maybe thats it? Analog video cables connected to a tv thats cable of hd

quest01
12-05-2011, 01:55 PM
I have a Samsung tv and they offer this feature called game mode thats designed for gaming. Its suppose to speed up gameplay but it degrades the graphics a little. Ill take performance over a slight decrease in graphics anyday.

NickC
12-05-2011, 02:21 PM
I don't have an HDMI cable converter for the wii but the wii works fine

The Wii only outputs to 480p right? Well obviously you won't get a good picture

Its both systems, but I'm using the yellow, white, red cable

Well that's a problem. Composite cables make for a pretty crappy picture when hooked up to a TV that can handle much more advanced resolutions.

Maybe thats it? Analog video cables connected to a tv thats cable of hd

Huh?

MarinaHighTennis
12-05-2011, 03:14 PM
The Wii only outputs to 480p right? Well obviously you won't get a good picture



Well that's a problem. Composite cables make for a pretty crappy picture when hooked up to a TV that can handle much more advanced resolutions.



Huh?
I don't think an HDMI cable will do a Wii any good since its only 480 So I'm screwed or maybe setting the standard modes will help?

Agent Orynge
12-05-2011, 06:28 PM
Check the Xbox settings, make sure they match your TV.

So, did you try this yet?

It may be time to RTFM.

Fuji
12-05-2011, 06:42 PM
I had the exact same problem with my PS3 when I used standard R/W/Y cables. After I plugged in my HDMI it was a world of difference. :)

-Fuji

BaboFan
12-05-2011, 06:55 PM
How about you sell the video games and do something meaningful with your time? A waste of time and money.

Fuji
12-05-2011, 07:07 PM
How about you sell the video games and do something meaningful with your time? A waste of time and money.

Some would say the same about my tennis! :lol:

-Fuji

flyinghippos101
12-05-2011, 08:20 PM
Some would say the same about my tennis! :lol:

-Fuji

Or posting on tennis forums...