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Matt Miller Posted on Jan 29, 2007
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TV Screen Does not Display Entire Image

Television screen does not display entire image -- for example, sports scores and news ticker items are partially "cut off" (particularly on either side of screen). I've searched the menu for a corrective setting without any luck.

  • kimteele May 03, 2009

    I have the same problem and cant afford to have it looked at by a television guy, lol trying to figure out how I can do it myself. Any ideas?

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Most likely it has a horizontal width control on the inside of the set on the main module. It is usually to the right side of the set near the high voltage transformer. I advise caution unless you understand the operation of the tv and the components near the control.

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