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Picture problems The dvd player worked fine until my daughter kneeled on the remote, now the picture will not come in-it looks like a video tape when it needs tracking fixed.

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  • DTMRRT Nov 18, 2007

    I was using this fine. When I went to go play a dvd, it would play with sound but no picture. What can I do, or where can I take it to get fixed?

  • Dell2 Jan 02, 2008

    while programming I changed the IR from D1 to D2 and now the remote won't work. How do I change it back to D1?

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2008

    CH/TRK works to change channels, but how do you change tracking???



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Your solution is exactly right. I switched the DVD/VCR from my 27" SDTV to my 46" LCD HDTV and it works perfectly!!!! I never could figure out how to get it off the progressive scan setting on the DVD/VCR itself, but switching tv's fixed my problem. However, if someone has the owner's manual and can post how to get it off prog scan, please post in case someone else needs it on a 480i standard tv. THANKS FOR THE INFO!!!!!!

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I dropped the remote and the same thing happened.  I had to reset everything using reset button on remote (by trial and error) using the manual.  I highlighted the correct settings in case it happend again.

Posted on Oct 26, 2007


Thank you it worked

Posted on Jun 26, 2007

I had this same problem today. somehow it changed to pal setting. changes it back to ntsc and then exit setup and it went back. hope this helps

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Scrolling/black-and-white/"out of tracking" display on a DVD player is generally caused by the DVD player being switched into Progressive Scan mode on a TV not capable of viewing that content. Scan the remote for a button labeled Progressive, I/P, P.Scan, or anything similar. Scan the user manual for information on resetting this also. If the manual and remote come up dry, call Protron and see if there's a key combo you can hold to reset that. Often, holding Play for 5-10 seconds will reset to standard (Interlaced) mode, or holding Stop while turning the unit on. Sometimes, holding Display on the remote for a few seconds will also switch this setting. Good luck.

Posted on Jul 11, 2006

  • Danin Fuchs Jul 11, 2006

    Oh - there's also a chance it got switched to PAL instead of NTSC under "Display standard" - however, that's rather difficult to do by kneeling on the remote. I would say try holding down the 'important' buttons one at a time to see if it switches back, if it doesn't have a Progressive Mode button as mentioned above. ('Important' buttons being Play/Stop/Display/Power etc..)


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