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Full screen problem

When I'm using the TV to play a normal DVD in a 16:9 format, the "normal" mode appears to be cropped so that the viewing area is actually really half the size of the screen. I tried to switch to panorama mode but it only stretched it horizontally, and in zoom mode it appears to be pixelated. Can i view the DVD in Full screen while still keeping the resolution?

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These sets work best in their native mode. Your DVD player most likely cannot address the set in its native mode.

When not in the native mode, the aspect ratio has to be compromised.

You should call Viewsonic for more detailed information and if there are any offsets that you can adjust.

Jerry G.

Posted on May 29, 2008

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