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The screen is cutting peoples heads off.

I have tried to change the screen format to normal instead of cinema. I know that it is something simple but I can't figure this out. Please help

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If you have the RCA remote there are a circular band of buttons with arrows pointing North, South, East and West. Or up, down and left and right. On the right side ( pointing East) it should say zoom. Click on the opposite arrow (west). This should change your aspect ratio to 4:3. This will have borders on the outside but it is the usual ratio for most channels.
I hope you have the remote because that is the only place I have discovered this feature so far. Forget about cinema and normal, that has more to do with the contrast of the image.

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Called aspect ratio or ? depends on Mfr. brand................
When I go into my customers home unfamiliar with their equipment and no owners manual available, I go thru each menu
selection and check each button on the original remote.......T.

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