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Re: Can't turn off progressive scan. getting blue screen...

Open dvd tray, press 0 button on remote,this cycles the video options,at ypbpr turn off unit,with tay open and all ,when you turn the power back on the player is reset and you have have full function,and your menu back

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I was playing with settings on my Zenith xbv342 and set the menu to progressive scan. I now have a blue screen with the words "progressive scan mode" I cannot get a picture and it is stuck in this m

Progressive scan mode is used by DVD players to artificially scale standard resolution DVDs to HD resolution, usually 720i. Is your set capable of receiving HD resolution? If not, that is probably why you are getting the blue screen.

Dec 18, 2014 | Zenith XBV342 DVD Player/VCR

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I am stuck in the Progressive Scan Mode on my DVD player & cant get it out of the blue screen. I have tried reseting it & even unplugging the player.

If your TV does not support progressive scan, you won't be able to get out of the blue screen. The only way to solve this issue is to connect the unit to a multistandard TV which has this capability, then in the player's on screen menu, look for anything that would allow you to select either progressive or interlace as its video output (or has progressive on and off feature) - and switch progressive 'off'. This should revert the output back to interlace. Then unplug the combo, reconnect it to your original set, and it should work fine after that.

Not impossible to correct, but a real pain if progressive is selected in a DVD player's output and the TV does not have that feature. Some DVD players have progressive output as a default option in their setup. Reverting it to interlace or turning it off so it matches the TV it is connected to should solve this problem.

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mi zenith xbv342 solo queda la pantalla azul y dice progressive scan mode como salgo de hay

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DVD/VCR progressive blue screen

perhap there is a menu button on the tv itself,then you need scroll through the menus

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can you still get into the menu?

Jul 16, 2008 | Toshiba SDV395 DVD Player/VCR

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My sanyo dwm-3900 is on progressive scan mode how do i fix this


If your DVD players is set to Progressive Scan Mode, tehn ther would be a light indicating it is so. The light is labeled P?scan on the bottom right side of your display window.

You can disable/turn OFF the P/Scan mode in the "Setup menu".

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

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Mar 11, 2008 | Sanyo DRW-1000 DVD Recorder/VCR

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I have the samne problem, hoiwever when I press the menu/setup button it says setup on the display but nothing changes on the tv, it does not have a navigation menu, any suggestions on what to do to remove the progressive scan from my screen

Nov 05, 2007 | Insignia IS-DVD1001 DVD Recorder/VCR

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unplug it and plug it back in and press the progressive button to turn it off, should work. Yeah that blue screen sucks, i would have thought you can get to the menu no matter what but that's sanyo for you, well most other brands also...

Jul 21, 2007 | Sanyo DVW-5000 DVD Player/VCR

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Insignia dvd/vcr combo progressive scan mode

turn on dvd, make sure the disk is out, press and hold the stop button for 5 seconds and it should go back to the picture

Jul 04, 2007 | Insignia IS-DVD1001 DVD Recorder/VCR

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Cause: DVD+VCR was turned off while setting the Progressive scan mode. Correction: Keep pressing the STOP button for more than 5 seconds.

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