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Bob Myers wrote:
> "Son Of Sheep." <sheep.com.au> wrote in message
>> Tv Set to 720p mode. But if i play a 1080i Video whats it playing at
> Sorry, but you didn't give enough information to answer the question with
> If, as it appears, this is a CRT-based TV, and you're feeding it with
> video at the proper 1080i timing, the chances are really good that
> what you're seeing is 1080i video. Which, in this case, is very likely
> almost indistinguishable from 720p on the same TV.
If it's capable of displaying 1080 lines on the screen and the set is
configured to use that mode then you're seeing 1080i video. If not then
you're seeing 1080 down-converted to whatever it _can_ display.
> Bob M.
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