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Image cropped The TV displays much less than the full image, seems it needs to be adjusted so that more of the image is displayed. The left and right sides of the image are clipped off. I can't seem to find any controls to change this, I'd appreciate any advice.

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  • goofoffjw Oct 03, 2007

    We've had it for around 2 years, but it was manufactured in April of 1997, so 10 years old.

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The Picture Adjust menu operates in the same
way for the PC Input as for the DTV / TV input in
section 4.2 for Backlight, Contrast, Brightness and
Color Temperature.
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