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PT5499HD Covergence Akai

I bought the TV needing repair. I just replaced the sdks on the tv as one was out. The tv seems ok now accept for the convergence. Here where the problem comes in. I used the mute 1 8 3 to enter the convergence mode. All the colors will adjust satisfactorily with the remote, however it looks like the convergence picture is too large. The convergence cursor for the grids will move off the screen for the outermost grid points on all sides. The picture size just seems large. I have no cable or antenna connected to it at the moment. When I use the normal operational user menu, part of it is hanging off the left side of the screen. I have perfromed manual convergences on other tv's with no problem. On this tv I can align the colors and all adjustments work fine,the picture just seems large. Even when I select the factory settings on the remote during convergence the grid is very similar in size and adjustment. Any suggestions? Thanks

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How do you adjust color and picture size

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Yes, you have a size problem you have horizontal and vertical size. Either its' in the service mode or somewhere on the set, with this set it's probably in menu. Must be set too high. I will look for menu codes! Is this an Akai or Panasonic set?

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