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Fuzzy Picture I got my new Panasonic DMR-EZ17 yesterday and hooked it up. The picture when viewing live TV is kinda fuzzy. It was very sharp and clear before. To make sure it wasn't a faulty or worn cable, I disconnected the Panasonic and connected my older DVD Recorder. The picture was perfectly clear. I'm wondering if it's some type of setting on the Panasonic? Any advice???

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Are you using the component (RGB) outputs, and a Sony TV? I believe that there is something in the output of at least some Panny DVD recorders (over the RGB component path), which Sony TVs don't process properly.

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