On HD channels (16:9) I have a yellowish, semi-transparent stripe going down the left side of the screen. I notice that is is the same size as the black-bars that are present when watching a 4:3 channel. Any solution (or link to a thread)?
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Hi Sandy, the problem with your TV is called "convergence". It can be a problem with the convergence board or more likely in this model in the power supply or deflection circuits. Unfortunately, troubleshooting by a technician is required.
I havw a simialr problem mine is a blue stripe toward the center of the screen. The problem is most likely from the blue lens on mine or the yellow on yours. I was able to adjust it out somewhat and I am still tweaking it by using a setting in the technical menu called stripe.
You can access the technical menu by pressing the fowllowing on your remote:
Yes. This problem comes about by actually pressing the center ring accidentally during normal viewing. Just press and hold the left or right side of the ring until the pciture straightens itself out again (if the black portion of the screen is to the right of the picture, press the right ring; if it is to the left side, press the left ring).
When you are using the DVI connection on this unit it will automatically set the aspect ratio. There is no way to force it into stretching the picture as it will with other input sources. The only way to get to fullscreen would be to go into the setup menu on your cable box and set the "4:3 override" option to one that will meet your satisfaction. I'm having issues with this one skewing the picture to the left on DVI input. I'll crack it open one of these days to see if there are some adjustments that I can mess with on the inside. If there is anything further I figure out, I'll repost.