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Over scanning My WS48511 HD CRT rear projection set is slightly over scanning, ie... sometimes news craws across the bottom of the picture are cut of a bit, about half of the text in these cases is cut off CAN I GET IN AND ADJUST THIS? ( tweek it a bit )! The set is now just 2 months over 5 years old and the five year service contract just ran out! figures! other than that, and a slight burning in of the 4:3 frame, it still works GREAT! absoultly no problems in 5 years!

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These are good sets, but now the only way to get info is to search the threads here for your problem, and you may find it or you can pay the 9.95 and your problem will be solved and you can rated as that! Still its much cheaper than calling a repairman!

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