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#1 Rick_W

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Posted 12 June 2013 - 10:04 AM

Two of our three TV's are 1080p, but the other is 720p.

 

Is there a way, when using a Joey, to select non-HD channels on the 720p TV?

 

Or should there be a setting in the TV to "fit-to-screen"?

 

Otherwise, the edges of the screen are cut off.



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#2 Mark & Dale Bruss

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Posted 12 June 2013 - 10:27 AM

If the channel is available in both SD and HD, then they are both in the director.  Just as an example Foc News is 205 SD and 205 HD.  If you look at All channels, you will see 205 SD first and then 205HD then 206.....  The default for My Channels is to show only the HD is both are available.

 

So the answer is to build a favorites list and select the SD versions.  The lists are unique to the Hopper or Joey, i.e. a list on a Jpey is not present on the Hopper.

 

We build list just to get rid of the stuff we will never look at (Shopping, Latino, etc.)


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#3 Jer

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Posted 12 June 2013 - 11:32 AM

Use the "Format" button, lower left of control, to format the picture to the desired width to match the program you are viewing.

 

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