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Actually...it's a Akai PT5299HD

When I try to switch the source to "component 2" (the dvd player, a toshiba) the blue screen shows only "no signal".

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I HAVE A AKAI PT5299HD TV AND WHEN I PUT ON THE AUTO FOCUS THE TV KEEPS TRYING TO FOCUS ENDLESSLY BUT DOES'NT FOCUS. IS THERE A WAY TO MANUALLY FOCUS THIS TV-MY WRITING ON THE SCREEN IS BLURRY?

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Approach 2: When a DVD player is switched to progressive scan, it uses outputs different from the coax cable "TV out" and the COMPOSITE outputs (often yellow, white and red RCA jacks. If you have the proper cables, you can connect them to both the DVD player and the TV, then cycle through the AKAI TV's "source" settings to switch the TV to the new cable input location.

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