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Picture size too large

The picture size has gotten bigger and bigger on this TV. By that I mean the picture is now so big that you miss the top, bottom and sides of the screen. For example, when watching the news, the scrolling bar at the bottom is missing. Watching football, the scores are often missing. When I go to set the convergence, the outer rows of crosses is gone. Keith Maxwell

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  • Keith Maxwell Feb 23, 2007

    Of course - it has nothing to do with aspect ration. This occurs even in the picture setup mode.



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We have the same problem with the same model. We already had the main board replaced. The picture has gotton so bad that you cannot adjust the pixels anymore. Well, you could never get to the pixels that were off the screen because the picture is too big

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Did you try chaging the aspect ratio in the setup menus yet?

Posted on Feb 23, 2007

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    Kelly Gangestad Oct 28, 2013

    Yes I tried that. Forgot to mention it is a 60" Hitachi Ultravision TV



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