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27" Zenith HDTV connected to a PC question

Discussion in 'Displays' started by bruin, Jul 31, 2004.

  1. bruin

    bruin Well-Known Member

    Nov 29, 2002
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    I have a 2 year old 27" Zenith HDTV that has a VGA input. The manual says the input accepts 1080i and 480p.

    So I connected a vga cable from the tv to my computer vga out. I get a beautiful picture with the pc set to output at 640 x 480 (i guess this is where the 480p compatibility comes from?).

    However the icons are too large. I would like to get 1080i output. Does anyone know the ### x ### out format? I tried increasing the output one step at a time but nothing work. I even thought 1280 x 1024 would be correct but no. The TV only accepts the 640 x 480. Is there a video card that outputs to 1280 x 1080?

    Thanks in advance for all you help.
  2. Bill Will

    Bill Will Well-Known Member

    Dec 26, 2001
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    You might want to try www.avsforum.com because there is a lot of info over there about the Zenith HDTV sets & I think I saw some posts about computer hook ups to them.

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