Question about Panasonic PT-47WX49 47" Rear Projection Television

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Picture is too tall

The vertical height is excessive. The CNN scroll bar is totally cut off and when playing a DVD the "loading" and "play" at the start is off the top of the screen with only a glow along the left top edge of the screen. Panasonic tech help led me through a sequence with the remote using a vertical line on the screen. This would move the display up or down but would not change the overall height of the picture. I have tried everything in the owners manual but no help. I have tried all aspect settings available with the remote.

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After looking at the service manual, there is an adjustment for the vertical size, but it is in the service mans menu, and this is a dangerous place to be if you do not know what you are doing. I do have the two part service manual, and if you want to attempt this, you certainly can, but I highly advise against it, as I have seen peeps mess up a TV set royally this way. It should not cost too much to repair, unless the problem is not simply an adjustment and is a part going bad. Good Luck

Posted on Jul 27, 2007

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    So do you want the two part service manual to attempt this? I highly advise against it, but if you wish to, it is after all your TV set.

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Change the settings or go to the the store you bought it at

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