You've upgraded your television, but your games aren't yet looking their best. It's easy to connect your Xbox 360 to your HDTV with just an HDMI cable and a few minutes of your time.
Step 1: Turn off Xbox Turn off your Xbox 360 console.
Step 2: Remove AV cable Remove any AV cable already plugged into your Xbox 360 and any game disc left inside.
Step 3: Plug in 1.3 HDMI AV cable Plug your 1.3 HDMI AV cable into the HDMI AV port on your Xbox 360.
TIP: Don't plug the HDMI cable into the regular AV port. Make sure you look for the label HDMI on the console.
Step 4: Plug opposite end in Plug the other end into an unused HDMI AV port on your HDTV.
Step 5: Power Xbox Power up your Xbox 360.
Step 6: Go to system settings Go to system settings from My Xbox.
Step 7: Select high definition settings Go to Video and select the appropriate high definition settings that match your HDTV.
TIP: If you are unsure what setting is correct, your HDTV's owner's manual will point you in the right direction.
Step 8: Enjoy high definition Enjoy high definition video gaming with crystal clear graphics and stunning sound, all transmitted through a single cable.
FACT: HDMI hit the consumer market in 2003, with each upgrade adding new features: HDMI 1.1 added DVD audio enhancement, 1.2 offered improvements for PCs, and 1.3 improved speed, visual detail, and audio support.