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Picture Shrinks to top right corner of screen - Vizio GV42L

Picture Shrinks to top right corner of screen when activating (then exiting from) the guide. If I activate the PIP option, the pip picture shows up in the top left and then fixes the problem (original picture expands to full screen)

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10/11/2008@18:38 EDT
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Posted on Oct 12, 2008

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SOURCE: I just purchased a vizio lcd model sv470xvt1a

Hi martnezlizz, I will be glad to help you with your problem,

  1. You must have 2 video sources connected to the tv.
  2. Connect your main source, cable, antenna or satillite.
  3. Connect your second source, dvd player or game console.
  4. Press the PIP button on the remote.
  5. Press the Pinput button on the remote.
  6. Choose which input you want to use as second source.
Detailed instructions can be found on page 55 of the manual and here is a link to download it.    Let me know if I can assist further and please rate this solution. lone99star

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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SOURCE: vizio sv420xvt pip

You have to go into the "Parental" settings and change the "Rating Enable" setting to off. Default password is 0000. The PIP will not work if your second source is fed into one of the AV inputs. It must be a composite or digital input. You should see the PIP menus once you change the Parental setting even if there is no other source turned on. This info is not in the book - had to call tech support.

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SOURCE: How to reset tv. Have sound but black screen

LCD's use a colorful crystal see through display which only visible when light is shining through it. if you have sound and no picture it's always a faulty PSU. Very easy to change out actually.

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