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How to Connect An Xbox 360 to Your TV


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A/V Cable HDTV Switch
How to Connect An Xbox 360 to Your TV
If, and only if, you have an HDTV and want to use your Xbox 360 in 480p, 720p, or 1080i resolutions you have to slide a little switch over on your A/V cable. On the end of the A/V cable that connects to the Xbox 360, there is a little switch that you'll need to click over. If you do not have an HDTV, you can skip this step.

The original model Xbox 360 had a combination Component / Composite cable and you had to use this switch on the cable to choose between them. Later models of the Xbox 360 system only came with a composite cable, so this step likely isn't necessary if you have a newer model. Some systems also came with an HDMI cable, which is what we recommend you use now.

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