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Adjusting vertical height

I have a magnasonic tv model mct-2051 the picture is like its in wide screen it doesnt fill the screen. its clear everything looks good just need to adjust the vertical height, I heard you can do this by entering something on the remote to go into settings , how do I do this

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I looked for info for your the Mct-2051 & imagine my surprise that Magnasonic not only doesn't have a manual for your model they don't recognize the model #. Excuse my sarcasm.

If MCT-2051 is not a typo, then the closest I could find was an MCT-2053 & there was no mention of a vertical height adjustment by software control. From my past experience this adjustment can only be performed by a TV tech because you need to access the inside of the TV.

The fact the picture has shrunk this much means that the vertical height driver is failing & eventually you will see nothing but a vertical line, stretched across the screen. Which will mean, that do to Magnasonics' lack of support, you'll be out of luck.

When shopping in the future for a TV try to stay with name brands who will support their products.

By the way, where did you hear that you could adjust the VH utilizing the remote? That could possibly be a function of digital device like a computer monitor, not an analog device like your TV.

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way for the PC Input as for the DTV / TV input in
section 4.2 for Backlight, Contrast, Brightness and
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