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Hourglass Picture Turned the TV on in the AM and the picture appeared with an hourglass shape where the vertical center of the picture is in about 1 1/2 inches on each side. I checked the menu structure but there does not appear to be an adjustment for this effect. Thank You

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  • Thomas Kainz Jul 08, 2008

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    Because we live so far out in the Colorado Mountains I opted to "play" with the settings and to make matters much worse, I did something I know that I shouldn't have and that was to get into the service menu structure and fiddle with the settings to try to correct the problem. I ended up modifying the wrong setting whereby the picture immediately went to black and upon restarting all I now have is a blue screen with thin white horizontal and vertical stripes fluttering through it. Now, in addition to my original question / problem, I have to ask..is there a way to reset the tv's service menu back to the default settings. I have no problems getting into the guts of the beast so to speak if that is necessary although I really don't have any testing equipment to speak of.

    Thanks again.


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You can also try a hard reset: Unplug TV from AC mains and remove all cables from TV. Wait about 30 minutes and replug to AC power and redo the cabling. Switch on the TV and see if it works..

This is one of the ways to restore the factory settings



Good luck......

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Can you please identify the unit model/maker

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    micromaster Jul 08, 2008

    as my initial info here.. try to unplug the TV for 72 hours to reset the settings...



    let us know again here...

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