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Old 2012-01-17, 07:59 PM   #1
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I have a Videotron cisco 8642 hd pvr and I am trying to figure out the best picture format. The choices are auto dvi/hdmi, upconvert1, upconvert 2 and fixed. Does anyone know the difference and which is best.
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Old 2012-01-17, 10:57 PM   #2
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FAQ on the topic of upconversion:

http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=87543

Auto - lets the signals pass through. Upconvert obviously upconverts the signals to either 720P or 1080i for HD and I believe 480P for SD - you can easily check by viewing the front of the STB.

Fixed sends out a fixed format - usually 1080i is best.
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