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Vertical control of viewing frame needs adjustment.

Our LCD projector projects an image of the desktop with the top half of the screen at the bottom and the bottom half on the top. I have tried the menu adjustments...but nothing is correcting the problem. I am using the LCD projector with an Apple G4 laptop with correct connections. It has worked in the past...but just started messing up recently. How can I correct this adjustment?

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Did you try going into MENU --> PICTURE --> SIGNAL MODE, and then pressing > to go through all the signal modes? On mine, most of the signal modes split the screen weirdly as you described, but one of them (in my case XGA3, but I'm not using a Mac) looks right.

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