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Magnavox mrv640-accidentally turned on progressive scan

I was trying to use my dvd player/recorder to run video cables into it and into an older tv via a cable wire. I turned on the progressive scan by accident and now i can't even see the menu to turn it off. I searched for solutions but only found ways to fix some kind of magnavox dvd/vcr compound unit. I need accurate directions of what buttons I need to push to turn it off without being able to see what I am doing.

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  • cebaileyjr69 May 19, 2009

    turned on progressive scan, now all i see is a black screen and can't see menu to fix problem, audio but no video. Is there a way to reset everything?

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Had exactly the same problem. You need to reset the DVD recorder to it's default setting. The default is "interlaced".

From the users manual.........

Switching the DVD Recorder
1
Disconnect the recorder's power cord.
2 Hold down the FF button (arrow pointing left) the front of the DVD Recorder while
reconnecting the power cord. 'PRO' (progressive scan) will appear
on the display.
3 If you want to switch back, repeat steps 1 and 2 . 'PRO'
(progressive scan) will disappear from the display. The DVD
Recorder is switched to 'Interlaced.'

The manual is at:

http://www.m4c.magnavox.com/files/m/mrv640_17/mrv640_17_dfu_aen.pdf

See page 12


It worked for me.

Mike

Posted on Feb 17, 2009

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