kiralydave

Prominent
Mar 3, 2017
1
0
510
0
Dear everybody,


I have got an old Samsung TV which - according to its manual - can display 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p and 1080i, though it hasn't got any HDMI inputs. Luckily it has a YPbPr input.
I bought a H96 Pro+ Android TV box and an HDMI to YPbPr converter for this old television. Both of them support resolutions from 480i to 4K, all with 50 or 60Hz. I connected the TV box to an HDTV with an HDMI cable and it worked fine. I could even select which resolution I wanted to be displayed (from 480i to 4K, all with 50 or 60Hz).

But when I connect the TV Box to the HDMI to YPbPr converter and the converter to the old TV, then there appears to be no signal. I have a remote control for the TV Box and I learnt which arrows and how many times I should press to reach the screen resolution menu of the android system. I can't see the screen but I can still see that the Android TV box changes its resolution because there is a quick sign of that on the TV screen. During this not-even-1-second long signal I can see that the android system of the TV Box only offers 720p and 1080p. None of them is supported by my old Samsung TV,...

I thought that the HDMI to YPbPr converter was faulty, but then I connected my Bluray Player to the old Samsung TV through the converter and it worked. The Settings of the Bluray player chose 576p automatically and the TV had signal.

When I connect the Android TV box to my new HDTV and set the resolution to 1080i 50Hz and then switch it off and connect it to my old Samsung TV, then again... there is no signal because the TV box only offers 720p and 1080p.

So my questions would be the following:
can I force my Android TV Box to boot on 1080i 50Hz? Or are there other solutions?

Thank you!

Cheers,
Dave
 
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
techwow Streaming Video & TVs 1
L Streaming Video & TVs 4
P Streaming Video & TVs 3
C Streaming Video & TVs 0
D Streaming Video & TVs 8
S Streaming Video & TVs 3
winston89 Streaming Video & TVs 0
Bradagan1 Streaming Video & TVs 1
J Streaming Video & TVs 1
Y Streaming Video & TVs 1
curoius Streaming Video & TVs 6
G Streaming Video & TVs 2
D Streaming Video & TVs 1
D Streaming Video & TVs 1
J Streaming Video & TVs 1
J Streaming Video & TVs 2
R Streaming Video & TVs 0
1 Streaming Video & TVs 1
G Streaming Video & TVs 1
K Streaming Video & TVs 4
Similar threads
Question RUN WINDOWS ON AN OLD SET TOP BOX
Question My luxor smart tv remote is broken and I've recently changed wifi providers, is there anyway to change the wifi settings on my tv without a remote
Solved! Can't View Bose 321 Settings on TCL Series 4 Roku TV 43S425
Question Lg smart tv access settings menu
Solved! How to lock the resolution setting in 4k Firestick after changing to 720p.
Question How do I Set Up Home Theatre using LG OLED TV, BENQ TK800M Projector, Sony BR Player and JBL 5.1
Question changed setting on vizio d32h-d1 now black screen
Question Mainboard for my 60" Vizio lcd tv feels hot to the touch, there is a metal sheild over the processor, very hot when set is on, any thoughts?
Home cinema blu ray sound set up help.
How to set my Sony smart TV and Samsung BD-player to make the hdmi-ARC work? Current there is no sound. I am already using a h
Solved! What happens when I connect a Full HD set top box to a 720p TV ?
Many TVs share the component video (3 RCA jacks) and composite video (1 RCA Jack) inputs. If it is set to component and you co
Solved! How can I set up my Roku to control my bose solo 15?
Solved! My Magnavox flat screen turns on but the buttons won't let us turn power down or change settings
Solved! Having trouble setting dvd player to my 5p inch element tv 1080 led
Solved! Hdr choice greyed out in projector settings
How to Set Up Airplay on your Amazon Fire TV
Panasonic 1080i hdtv; picture color is off beyond what settings will correct + there's a line in the screen?
Solved! Do i set my dvr box to 720p or 1080i
1080p on 1080i set?

ASK THE COMMUNITY