Support XFINITY TV HD Equipment Requirements


Find out what equipment you need to experience stunning high-definition TV (HDTV).

What you'll need

To view high-definition (HD) programs, you'll need:

  • An HD-enabled cable box, such as an HD-DVR box or HD set-top box. We’ll provide this box for an additional monthly fee. Contact us to order.
  • HDMI or component cables: See Types of Cables Used to Connect Your Set-Top Box to Your TV to learn more.
  • An HD-ready television. (Most standard TVs have 525 horizontal screen lines and a 4:3 aspect ratio. High-definition televisions have 720 or 1,080 horizontal screen lines and a 16:9 ratio. Refer to your TV manual for information regarding 1080i and 720p.)

Learn more about HD service or see pricing and packages for your area.

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