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Images cut off on top and bottom of screen

The picture is fine but it appears something has happend to spread the overall picture. Those anoying little pop-up ads at the bottom of the screen are mostly cut off as well as pictures at the top of the screen such as the heads on alot programs. It still cycles through the aspects O.K. Any adjustment to regain control of picture size.

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  • kreagermags Jan 20, 2008

    I as well have the same problem. It seems as though the TV is zoomed in always. Does anyone know a solution?

  • krpistey Jul 31, 2008

    My PT-47X54 also cuts images off at bottom and top of screen. Has anyone found the solution?

    Convergence works OK, but it seems like I need to adjust the overall vertical picture size.

  • timmonss Dec 01, 2008

    Same issue as above mentioned. images seems like it is too big for the screen and cuts off parts of the shows.

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Classic example of the failure of the high voltage circuit. If you have a Samsung like mine, the power supply has a capacitor (other tv has more than one capacitor) and this capacitor is failing to maintain the 400 volts needed to drive the video circuit/card.

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SOURCE: Graphics are cut off.

First, have you made any adjustments to the tv other than from the setup menu? If not I have the service manuals for the tv in pdf files and would be glad to send them to you. Let me know I have the same tv and corrected the same problem. v/r, Scott

Posted on Mar 11, 2007

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SOURCE: Graphics are cut off.

sounds like a sustained board not really sure a picture would help is it just on one side?

Posted on Mar 21, 2007

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SOURCE: Panasonic PT-47WX53 Horizontal Picture Size

Normally, when I see this problem in the customer's home, I find the main culprit to be the cable or satelite receiver box. The remote for the cable box may have a button on it to change the format or picture size. You may have to go into the menu of the cable box to change the format setting. Hope this helps.

Posted on Apr 29, 2007

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SOURCE: Panasonic PT-47X54

This is the vertical problem,it is a bad capacitor you must replaced all electrolytic capacitor in vertical section and resolder all associated parts there,so it works better again.

Hope it will helps you;

Regards,
VOTIT

Posted on Oct 10, 2008

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SOURCE: Used TV; new to me

type in PT-47WX51 manual in your search bar and there is an online manual from fixya. It will take you through setting up your tv.

Posted on Nov 06, 2008

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