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Turn off progressive scan without progressive tv?

Ok. So. I used to have a progressive scan TV with this combo hooked up, but I no longer have the TV. I'm trying to hook it up by s-video but i can't see the menu to turn off progressive scan. Any help? If someone could tell me the buttons to press on the remote to change this option, please do. (i.e. "menu, down, enter, down, down, enter, left, etc.")

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Re: Turn off progressive scan without progressive tv?

This is not a solution but it is a big thank you to whoever posted the 3/20/07 solution to getting progressive scan OFF. I tried holding REW & FF in for 5 sec. and it worked. Thanks Again

Posted on Oct 05, 2007

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