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Sound but no picture

I just bought this and upon hooking it up, i get sound but no picture... i have 2 seconds of picture until the progressive button lights up in the corner of the dvd burner... is there a way to shut that off so i can see the picture, or does that have anything to do with it?

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Re: sound but no picture

Apparently your TV doesn't support the progressive mode (480p). You should be able to turn it off by pressing the pause button on the recorder for about 5 seconds, untill it turns off I guess. Hope it works

Posted on Jun 15, 2006

Re: sound but no picture

Press the Pause button on the DVDR unit (not using the remote control) for about 5-10 seconds. This will remove progressive scan.

Posted on Oct 20, 2007

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I have no picture , the progress scan light is on, but i do have sound

It is probably in progressive scan mode - hence why you get no picture. Your TV may not support progressive scan, so you can try the following:

Without a disc inserted, but with player on, press and hold STOP button (on front of unit not remote) for 10 seconds, then release. This should reset the video output of the player back to normal interlace.

I cannot guarantee the success of the outcome, but it seems to be the standard reset solution for this and similar budget priced DVD players.

Fingers crossed that it does not require further action.

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just press and hold the pause key on the unit for about 5 or 6 seconds and the progressive mode light will go off and the picture will come back.

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Zenith DVT412

If you are using analog video output to connect to your tv set and accidentally selected progressive scan from the setup menu you will loose the analog signal output.
Turn the unit on with no dvd inside and after the " no disc" message press stop (on the front pannel button) holding it for about 5 seconds. It will restore the original progressive scan configuration (value= no).

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ok i got a solutioN!!!

ok go to ur actual dvd/vcr player (not the remote) and press and hole the STOP botton for like 5-10 seconds.
thank goodnesss!!!!!!!!!!!!

your welcome! :]]

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eject the tray and press the stop button for 5 - 10 seconds...if not stop then try pause button

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pressing and holding the PAUSE button on the front of the DVD player for 5 seconds. (this is the one that worked for me) Hurray!

pressing the PROGRESSIVE button on the front of the DVD player or P.SCAN button on the remote control to disable the progressive signal.
power off the DVD player and press 369 using the number buttons on the remote control, then power back on the DVD player.
moving the VIDEO OUT switch on the back of the DVD player to the INTERLACED position.

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