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Xbox 360 hdtv connection help!!!

When i switch my hdtv to component to play my xbox 360 it says ''component 480p'' and my hdtv is 720p and i have the xbox 360 hooked up with the hd wires and its set to hdtv. i have an insignia tv. Do i need different wires?

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  • Anonymous Jun 26, 2009

    localwonder, The standard component wires for xbox 360 can output HD. I found out my problem though, i had my xbox set to 480p instead of 720p, Thanks for your help anyway.

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Yes, you will need HDTV compatible AV cables.

Posted on Jun 25, 2009

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How do I hook up Xbox 360 to the HDTV


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Connect the audio/video input of the component cable into the "A/V" port located on the back of the xbox 360


Step 2:

Match the red, blue and green cables on the other end of the component cable to the corresponding component ports on your HDTV. If your HDTV has more than one set of component inputs, make note of which one you use.



Step 3:

Slide the switch on the component cable to "HDTV."



Step 4:

Turn on your HDTV. Set the video mode to the component port that will be used. HDTVs with multiple component ports will usually be labeled "Component 1," "Component 2" and so on


Step 5:

Turn on the Xbox 360. Go to "My Xbox." Select "System Settings" then "Console Settings" then "Display" and then "HDTV Settings." Choose the display setting (720p, 1080i and 1080p) that is best compatible with your HDTV. If you're not sure, try them all until you find the one that looks best.



Step 6:

Disconnect any previously connected A/V or component cables.



Step 7:

Connect the HDMI AV cable connector to the "HDMI AV" port on the Xbox 360.



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Connect the other end to an available HDMI port on your HDTV. If your HDTV has more than one HDMI input, make note of which one you use.



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Turn on your HDTV. Set the video mode to the HDMI port that will be used. HDTVs with multiple component ports will usually label them "HDMI 1," "HDMI 2" and so on.



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Turn on the Xbox 360. Go to "My Xbox." Select "System Settings" then "Console Settings" then "Display" and then "HDTV Settings." Pick the display setting (720p, 1080i and 1080p) that looks best on your HDTV.

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