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Overscan???? Picture is to big for the TV, when watching CNN etc can't see the scrolling line at the bottom. Is there anyway to correct this. I don't have a manual or the remote that goes with this TV, it was a floor model. Thanks for any help Roger

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Sound like it is in a expanded format. These sets have a couple of mode it can run in one is called 9X16 expand. this makes the pix to big, but you probably need the original remote with the format button on it, luckily these are cheap and be had at www.vancebaldwin.com

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