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Progressive Scan I was in the Menu and selected for Progressive Scan to be "on", accidentally. Since then, I don't get a picture NOR do I get sound. I've tried everything possible, including unplugging the unit and disconnecting it from the TV---I only use AUX jacks, and DO NOT have the capability to use the other cables needed for viewing with Progressive Scan.

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On 12/29/2007 at 1135pm, I found the solution for yours and my problem. Here is what you need to do. I did the same thing and couldnt get video. If you set Progressive Scan to ON in error , you must reset the unit. Play your dvd, then press "STOP" to stop the disc from playing. Hold the stop button on the dvd player for approx 5 seconds before releasing it. The video output will be restored to the standard setting, and a picture will once again be visible on a conventional analog TV or monitor.

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Thank you so much for that, it helped me out too, i was freakin cuz i thought i busted my dvd player lol

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* From the user manual (pages 50-51 of the pdf document):

About progressive scan video
Compared to interlace video, progressive
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rate of the picture, resulting in a very stable,
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