Games & gear forum: Can I play 1080p (PS3) resolution games on my 1080i TV?

by: indymike February 20, 2007 11:31 AM PST

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Can I play 1080p (PS3) resolution games on my 1080i TV?

by indymike - 2/20/07 11:31 AM

I have just figured out that I can use the A/V port out of my newly acquired PS3 and get reasonably good results with regards to an quality picture. I know that the HDMI would be the best source but I have a giant (older generation) Mitusubishi TV that has no HDMI input.

My Question: Can I play PS3 games that have a resolution rating of 1080p on my Mitsu TV that only plays up to 1080i? I have looked everywhere for info on the PS3 showing me that you have the ability to select the output signal to your TV but cannot find anything. (keep in mind while reading this that I have not taken the PS3 out of the box yet)

I would assume that I can on the PS3(?) Can anyone anyone verifiy this?

Also on Blu Ray Movies that play 1080p. Can I set the menu on the PS3 to transmit a 1080i signal to my TV?

Thanks! Mike England

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