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STUCK IN PROGRESSIVE SCAN MODE

THE SCREEN STAYS BLUE
CAN'T CHANGE IT BACK

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    same problem with a Zenith....800 number no help at all

  • Anonymous Apr 13, 2008

    the dvd turns on the screen goes blue and it says progressive scan mode you can hear the dvd but have no picture

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Open the disc hold stop and your screen should pop up it is not a bad company as long as you talk to the right person

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Ok here you guys go if ever this arises - heres THE fix...

Make sure a dvd is already playing...Press Play Once...
Wait like 1 second, Then Press and hold Play...After aprox % Seconds...the P. Scan Should Turn Off...

Posted on Apr 12, 2008

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Been a while since I fixed one of these. I seem to remember a service code entered via the remore, or by turning it on while holding down a combination of buttons, that would reset it to default settings. You can call their Service Center and actually get help. Phillips is one of the few that will respond. They can also send a firmware update disc that resets EVERYTHING back to its original state.

Posted on Mar 16, 2008

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SOURCE: Magnavox MDV560VR DVD Player Stuck in Progressive Scan

it worked for me too.
make sure that you see the word stop on your dvd

Posted on May 04, 2008

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