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Format not selectable in AV-4

When I select AV -4, with either the remote or the front panel buttons, format options are not available (only Timer and Autolock appear). I therefore cannot select 16:9 (widescreen) and cannot see the Apple TV screen except as wavy lines.

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The AV-4 port on this TV is more problematic than anything I've seen. Set the resolution of the computer to 1024 x 768, 60 Hz refresh rate. If still nothing, set to 800 x 600, 60 hz refresh rate. Make sure the driver for the cable you have running from computer to TV is up to date. There's not much you can do on the TV end - all the changes have to be made from the PC.

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When i turn on my tv it tries to boot, blue mitsubishi home screen come up, i hear fan then it all shuts off while green light blinks.


Try a reset. Start by unplugging for 1 minute, then plug back in & if still won't restart try the following. If none of the following work, you will need a technician.

Initializing the TV in many cases can remedy a problem.
In the 2006 product line Initialization is now a user function.
Pressing the front panel "INPUT' and "FORMAT"
buttons at the same time activates Initialization. When
complete all user settings will have to be set again. The
table in Figure 4-3 list the User Initialization procedures.
Note: Pressing INPUT and FORMAT is the same as
the Initialization in the Option Menu (MENU-2-4-7-0)
Order Name Procedure Results Notes
1 System Reset Press <System Reset>
on Front Panel
Hardware & TV operating
software reset.
POWER/Timer LED flashes for 60
seconds. No customer settings
are changed.
2 User Initialization
Press <INPUT> &
<FORMAT> on Front
Panel at the same time.
All customer Audio &
Video settings are reset to
factory default.
All customer settings will need to
re-configured.
3 Reset System
Defaults
From the remote, press
<MENU> <1-2-3>
<ENTER>
All customer settings
except V-Chip are reset to
factory default.
Netcommand, Channel Memory,
etc., will need to be re-configured.
SERVICER
PROCEDURE 4 Initialization
From the remote, press
<MENU> <2-4-7-0>*
select "INITIAL" press
<ENTER>
All customer settings are
reset to factory default.
All customer settings will need to
re-configured.
MITSUBISHI RESET / INITIALIZATION CHART
CUSTOMER
PROCEDURES
Figure 4-3
Figure 4-4
LED Indications
The front panel LEDs, refer to Figure 4-4, also assist in
determining the cause of a symptom. Figure 4-5 illustrates
normal LED operation. Figure 4-6 shows the
LEDs response when a problem is detected and indicates
the possible cause.
Power/Timer
Indicator
Status
Indicator
Lamp
Indicator Condition
Off Off Off Off (standby)
Blinking green
fast Off Off Initialization (10 - 65 seconds)
Off Off Blinking
green fast Lamp runs for 1 min after PTV off
Green Off Off Power On
Blinking green Off Off Power On Timer is set
NORMAL LED INDICATIONS
Power LED Status LED Lamp LED Condition
High Temperature - check ventilation air flow.
(Temperature sensor is disconnected.)
Off Off Blinking yellow Lamp cover is open.
Lamp failure (Lamp fails to turn on)
Off Off Red (Lamp turns off after lighting)
Lamp is broken
Off Blinking Red Off Fan Stop
Off Red. Off Circuit failure. (Run Error Code Check)

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Re-Format Pace TDC770D PVR


You can also reset the user settings to the factory defaults.
You use the L, R, U, D and select buttons on either the front panel or the remote control to make the settings. You check and change the settings by looking at your set-top’s front panel. You can also look at the on-screen menus, although please note, in some circumstances these may not be visible.

Hope that helps.........

Jul 20, 2008 | Televison & Video

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Hello, i would like to know if resetting the lamp timer on an LG MW60sz12 will allow you to get more time out of it?? also if it is possible, how do you reset it???


Hi there,

Quick answer = NO.

As projection TV lamps generally have a life somewhere between 3,000 - 6,000hrs (depending on lamp quality/type), the lamp timer is simply there to assist you in determining when the current lamp is due for replacement.

Resetting the lamp timer has no effect what so ever, on the longevity of the lamp.

The Lamp Timer Reset function is hidden within the Service menu and as such, technicians are usually the only ones who are authorised to reset the timer.

However, the following procedure has been known to reset LG lamp timers:

1. With the TV on, press and hold the MENU button on the TV front panel.
2. While holding that button, press and hold the MENU button on your remote.
3. Hold both buttons for ~5 seconds until the service menu comes up on the TV.
4. Release the remote MENU button first, then the TV MENU button.
5. While holding that button, press and hold the MUTE button on the remote.
6. Press and hold the ENTER (or OK) button on the TV front panel.
7. Hold both buttons until the Lamp Life Hours show up on your TV screen.
8. Release the MUTE button first, then the ENTER button on the TV front panel.
9. Make a note of the lamp hours if you want.
10. To reset the lamp hours, press the SELECT button (the one between the four arrow keys with two concentric circles on it) on your remote.
11. It will ask you to confirm the reset--press SELECT again to confirm



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Sep 19, 2011 | Televison & Video

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My 51f59 tv is zoomed in too close to see the all of the bottom


look for a button on remote called format , aspect or picture size and press it till the picture fits the screen

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My sis gave me an old samsung tv. It is just for my son and his x-box. Unfortunately there is no remote control. When switched on it is saying PANEL LOCK. Is there any way i can fix this. Model No TI-14N3....


hello you could try this The front panel of the COMBI VISION can be locked to prevent it
from being used by young children for example.
1 To lock the front panel, display the television menu by pressing MENU
( ).
2 Select the SETUP option by pressing the P ▲ or ▼ buttons the required
number of times.
3 Press the + button.
4 Select the PANEL LOCK option by pressing the P ▲ or ▼ buttons the
required number of times.
5 Select ON by pressing the + button.
Result: The buttons on the front panel no longer have any effect.
6 To unlock the front panel, set the PANEL LOCK option to OFF.Another option would be to buy a universal remote from say - Argos carefully open it and use your own batteries and use that remote to unlock the TV then return the remote to Argos or if keep the remote if the original is lost. i hope it helps

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shaun

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I signed on last night, asked a couple of questions, but the info sent to my e-mail didn't have anything to do with the questions I asked. Noticing in the forum, several people has the same problem:...


Howdy Mike-d. here, mikedee4@gmail.com
Hi CindyCee,

I have tried to post solutions, but they seem to be too long, so I will have to post more than once to get the info to you.

First part- the "Line-In" Video Source thing many people are having fun with. Try these options from the Samsung FAQs website.:

How Do You Switch Video Sources? spacer.gif Depending on the model TV you have, there are up to four ways to change the video source:
  • Through the on-screen menu controlled by your remote
  • Through the on-screen menu accessed through the Menu button on your TV's front panel
  • Through the TV/Video, TV/Component, or Source button on your remote
  • Through the TV/Video or Source button on the front panel of your TV
Your TV could provide any combination of these methods. Instructions for all the methods are below
Changing the Source Using the On-Screen Menu Controlled By Your Remote To use the on-screen menu of your TV controlled by your remote to change video sources, follow these steps:
  1. Turn on your TV.
  2. Press the Menu button on your remote. The Main Menu appears.
  3. Select Input, and then press the Enter button. The Input menu appears.
  4. Select Source List, and then press the Enter button.
  5. Press the Up or Down arrow button on your remote to select the signal source, and then press the Enter button on your remote.
  6. Press the Exit button on your remote to exit.
Changing the Source Using the On-Screen Menu Accessed Through the Menu Button On The Front Of Your TV To use the on-screen menu of your TV accessed through the Menu button on the front of your TV to change video sources, follow these steps:
  1. Turn on your TV.
  2. Press the Menu button on the front of your TV. The Main Menu appears.
  3. Use the Up or Down Ch button on the TV to select Input, and then press the - or + Vol button. The Input menu appears.
  4. Use the Up or Down Ch button on the TV to select Source List, and then press the - or + Vol button.
  5. Press the Up or Down Ch button on your TV to select the signal source, and then press the - or + Vol button.
  6. Press the Menu button to exit.
Changing the Source Using the TV/Video or Source Button On Your Remote To use your remote to change the video source, follow these steps:
  1. Turn on your TV.
  2. Press the TV/Video or Source button. The current source appears on the TV screen.
  3. Press the TV/Video or Source button repeatedly to cycle through the available sources. Stop when you reach the source you want.
Changing the Source Using the TV/Video or Source Button On The Front Of Your TV To use the TV/Video or Source button on the front panel of your TV to change the video source, follow these steps:
  1. Turn on your TV.
  2. Press the TV/Video or Source button on the front of your TV. The current source appears on the TV screen.
  3. Press the TV/Video or Source button repeatedly to cycle through the available sources. Stop when you reach the source you want.
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Tv won't turn on with remote or front panel


Try this :

Follow the steps below for the initial set-up:
1. Select the "MENU" display by pressing the "MENU" button once.
2. Press the number buttons "2", "2", "7", "0" in sequence to select the "OPTION MENU" display.
3. Press the "ADJUST" button to select "INITIAL."
4. Press "ENTER."

Good luck...

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I have a T5054 TV and the picture has zoomed in and is way too big, however in the picture settings menu the zoom option is not highlighted in Component mode.


There could be a problem, but verify the settings as listed in the owner's manual as follows:

1 Press the MENU button to display the menu.
Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Picture, then press the ENTER button.
2 Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select Size, then press the ENTER button.
3 Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select the screen format you want.
Press the ENTER button.
Press the EXIT button to exit.
16:9 : Sets the picture to 16:9 wide mode.
Zoom1 : Magnifies the size of the picture on the screen.
Zoom2 : Expands the Zoom1 format picture.
Wide Fit : Enlarges the aspect ratio of the picture to fit the entire screen.
4:3 : Sets the picture to 4:3 normal mode.
Just Scan : Use this function to see the full image without any cutoff when DTV
or HDMI 720p/1080i signals are input.
Press the P.SIZE button on the remote control to change the picture size.


And realize the restrictions as listed:

• In TV, VIDEO, S-VIDEO, and COMPONENT(480i, 480p) modes, all screen
modes can be selected. (16:9 ➞ Zoom1 ➞ Zoom2 ➞ 4:3)
• In COMPONENT(720p, 1080i) or HDMI(720p, 1080i) mode, 16:9, 4:3 and
Wide Fit can be selected.
• In Zoom1, Zoom2 and Wide Fit modes, you can move the picture on the
screen by pressing the ▲ or ▼ button.
•You can not change the picture size when PIP is set to Double.
•When Double ( , ) mode has been set in PIP, the Picture Size cannot
be set.
•Wide Fit can be used when watching a Digital HD (High Definition) signal.
Wide Fit sets the optimum picture format by expanding it both horizontally and
vertically. For example, you can reset the picture in 4:3 format to 16:9. Wide Fit
does not support all external devices (DVD, VCR etc.).


Keep us posted.
Dan

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Navigating service menu


If the remote has up/down/left/right arrow buttons, then you can use the arrow keys to readjust the screen. Use the format button to switch betwen auto, widescreen (16:9), letterbox (4:3), and other options. not all formats are available on all channels.

I am assuming your TV is a Philips or Magnavox?

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Wrong aspect ratio!


It was the zoom !! I lost the tv remote, I went to Radio Shack for a Universal remote and they didn't have one with a Zoom button,
The tv menu doesn't have a Zoom button either...Finally found one that works and all is WELL! Depending on what the tv station transmits, the screen size changes in the auto-matic selection in the menu.

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