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So a few weeks ago we bought a brand new 52" Sony Bravia HDTV. It's gorgeous. No complaints at all. Got the blu-ray player, 360, and everything else hooked up. It's working like a dream.
Except for the Wii.
Right now the Wii is plugged into our Pioneer AV receiver using the standard definition cables it came with. So it's running at 480p, or is it 480i? Whatever the standard resolution is. Anyways, we don't have the component cables yet, I will probably pick them up if that will help the issue I'm having.
My brother was first to notice it. He said he felt that games like Trauma Center had some lag to them. I didn't sit and watch, but I imagine he meant with the cursor. And I can kind of attest to that cuz I noticed the cursor was a little more jittery and goofy then usual on the home screen. Then, I got New Super Mario Bros. for Xmas. First thing I noticed was that I felt like the game's controls were a little... off. Slippery. Unresponsive. Just not right. At first I thought "well maybe it's just the game". And I let it slide for a few days. But my brother again made the comment of things not feeling quite right. I again just let it slide, couldn't be that big of an issue right?
Well my friend came over today and we played Super Mario. He'd already rented and beat it, so he's familiar with it. First thing he says is that he feels like there is some definite lag with the controls, and it feels totally off. So this is kinda clueing me in that something's not right.
My question is could this be because of the resolution the Wii is being played at? My Xbox has none of these issues at all. Everything else works splendidly. But the Wii is pretty off. Is this a common issue or is there something else to it? Thanks for the help.
TL;DR: Wii is lagging a bit on an HDtv, is standard AV cables the issue?