Question about RCA RTD160 System

1 Answer

Progressive scan was activated and the TV screen went blank. message came up NO SIGNAL. how do i turn off progressive scan without the on screen menu?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 2 Answers
Re: Progressive scan was activated and the TV screen went...

In DVD mode open drawer, remove disc, close drawer, press
sub woofer button for 5 seconds

Posted on Feb 01, 2008

Add Your Answer

0 characters

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add


3 Points

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Toshiba SD-V55HT stuck in Progressive scan mode.


Progressive Scan Video provides the highest resolution
pictures with less flicker and line structure

If you are using the COMPONENT/PROGRESSIVE

SCAN VIDEO OUT jacks, but are connecting the

DVD/VCR Receiver to a standard (analog) television,
set Progressive Scan to Off

If you are using the Component Video jacks for

connection to a TV or monitor that is compatible with a
progressive scan signal, set Progressive Scan to On.
To ON and OFF this function, Press "Setup" to display the setup screen.
Surf through, and hilight "Progressive scan" and press "Ok or Enter"
Here you can set this function ON or OFF. If you wnat to get it OFF, select OFF and press Enter.

Jun 25, 2011 | Toshiba SD-V55HT DVD/VHS Home Theater...

1 Answer


without a model name and number, I can only guess. Press the progressive button a second time or get into the setup of the player. You may have to connect the composite video out to a TV to see it. The composite video out will be in 480i, not P. The player usually has to be in stop mode to change the output.

Mar 11, 2010 | Home Theater Systems

1 Answer

How to set the "Progressive Scan" to "off"

I did the same thing. Hit progressive scan and now I have sound but no picture. I can't get to the menu to turn progressive scan off! Help!

Feb 23, 2009 | Sony DAV-SB100 System

1 Answer

Stuck in progressive scan mode.

Based on your description, it seems that you set the DVD to progressive scan output, but have it hooked up to a TV (CRT) that cannot accept this signal. Because the TV can't accept the signal, you can't view the DVD menu to change the setting back to interlaced.

On the back panel you have "Component Video Out" for output via component cables, but there is also a yellow RCA connection labeled "Video Out". This is a "composite video" connection which does not support progressive scan. Try disconnecting the component cables and connect the composite video to a TV. The DVD will likely (hopefully) send a compatible signal (480i) through this connection, which will give you access to the menu.

May 12, 2008 | Sony BRAVIA DAV-HDX267W Theater System...

1 Answer


hold the play button for a lil bit it will come back

Mar 15, 2008 | Zenith ZHD-311 300W Complete Home Theater...

1 Answer

Progressive scan

From the manual:
Press STANDBY/ON to put the system in standby, then press and hold the front panel (stop) button for about 8 seconds until the display shows Mem.clr?.
Press the front panel I<<<< or the >>>>I button so that the display shows Interlace?.
Press the front panel >/II button to set to interlace & switch the system back on.

Feb 27, 2008 | Pioneer HTD-330DV System

1 Answer

Progressive Scan Mode

Check for video out in the dvd setup menu, and set it for composite,
It may be set for component.

another thing to try is setting the the progressive scan option off in the setup menu, you wont benefit from it, but at least it might work.
if you already tried using the prog scan and your T.V isnt compatible, you'll need to reset. press stop to stop any playing disc, and press stop again holding it for 5 seconds to reset the system.

good luck!

Jan 29, 2008 | Zenith XBS344 System

1 Answer

Showing red image

Make sure red is matched up to red, green to green, and blue to blue first. Then, try a different set of YPbPr (component) cables if you have a set available. If it still shows up red, then read this:
If you are using a Progressive Scan TV
(TV must indicate Progressive Scan or
ProScan capability), to activate TV
Progressive Scan, please refer to your TV
user manual. For DVD system Progressive
Scan function, see page 28.
Helpful Hint:
– If your TV does not support Progressive
Scan, you will not be ab le to view the picture.
Press and hold OPEN/CLOSE button and
press ‘1’ to deactivate progressive scan.

Progressive Scan - turning on/off
To select this item, you must set “Video
Output” to Y PR PB and ensure that your
TV has progressive scan (See page 11.)
Follow the steps of “Using the Setup
Menu” and select :
Select this to disable Progressive scan

These are pp. 11 and 28 of your owner's manual for the HTS

If these methods still fail, try turning your TV's progressive scan off or on.

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Jan 08, 2008 | Philips HTS3410D/37 700W DVD Home Theater...

2 Answers

Stuck in progressive scan mode

You need to be sure to remove the discs from the disc changer and close the disc changer. Make sure that your TV is on the Blue Screen and it should say " Progressive Scan Mode" Press and hold the stop button on the unit....not the remote for 5 seconds or more and it should reset. However, if your TV is a Progressive Scan compatible TV, you may need to refer to the user guide for the TV as well....Many newer TVs Use a Progressive Scan Setup, but this solution should still work for you. Make sure all discs are removed FIRST!!!

Aug 29, 2006 | NexxTech ESDVD100 System

Not finding what you are looking for?
RCA RTD160 System Logo

Related Topics:

130 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top RCA Home Theater Systems Experts

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Cindy Wells

Level 3 Expert

4722 Answers

Ismael Lopez

Level 1 Expert

31 Answers

Are you a RCA Home Theater System Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides