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Cannot turn off progressive scan mode on blue screen to play dvd

The screen is only showing a blue background with the words "progresivescan mode" I cannot get rid of it to play the dvd.

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If you have not already seen this or done it - it worked for us:

On page 18 of the user manual under Progressive scan there is a Caution which says - If you set Progressive Scan to On in error, you must reset the unit. 1) Remove any disc from the unit and close the disc tray. See that "dISC " is displayed on the display window. 2) Press STOP (9) and hold it for more than five seconds before releasing it. The video output will be restored to the standard setting and a picture once again be visible on a conventional analog TV or monitor.

Posted on Jun 17, 2009

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    tkittylost Mar 30, 2013

    Worked for me on my Zenith DVD/VHS Combo....Thanks!!!!

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Try going to the setup and then turn of the progressive scan mode

Posted on May 20, 2009

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