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Colors properly aligned in HD but non-HD, or vice versa

I recently purchased a used Mitsubishi VS-60805 and set it up with brand new HD TiVo and Time Warner Cable. The picture was perfect on non-HD channels, but in HD I could see a vertically displaced red ghost image and a laterally displaced blue ghost image. I played around with the settings on the TV and found a video manual alignment feature that allowed me to line up a blue cross and a red cross, which made a white cross.

Now HD looks perfect, but non-HD has a vertically displaced red ghost and a laterally displaced blue ghost! Anyone have an idea how to make the alignment correct on both HD and non-HD channels?

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You have to make the alignment for all 3 formats....standard....1080i...and 480i

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