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Widescreen line keeps moving

When i watch a DVD the widescreen line at the top of the screen keeps flickering. Ive tried differnt screen options like pal, and rgb but none work.

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1) this a problem from power supply rise, or glitching
2) buffer, de-enfasis circuit, and Microcontroller chip.
3) servocomechanism, such sear, tracking, CLV,
You must go to the repair shop TV for fix it.to due the complex circuit inside.
God bless you

Posted on Jul 12, 2012

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SOURCE: Widescreen

Unfortunately, a cinema screen is even wider than a widescreen TV. Because of this (in order to keep the original aspect ratio), even with a widescreen TV you still end up with the black bars top and bottom.

Check the aspect ratio of the DVD (Should be printed on the back of the case somewhere).

Unless it says 1.85:1 or 16:9 Anamorphic, you will get the black bars. (Many films on DVD are 2.35:1 or even wider!)

Have you got any different picture modes on your TV. I've got a Toshiba and it has something called 'cinema mode' which does eliminate the bars. Unfortunately it does it by zooming in on the picture slightly, so you loose a bit off the side of the picture and the image does get a little grainier.

Hope this helps.

Matt

Posted on Feb 29, 2008

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Anonymous

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SOURCE: Transfer from Widescreen camcorder through S video results in Full Screen instead of Widescreen

have you set the dvd to widescreen? i know some change automatically when there is widescreen input but some need to be changed manually. This should be in system settings. hope this helps

Posted on May 19, 2009

Anonymous

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SOURCE: On our SOny BDP-S360 DVD player, when we watch

you might have a loss connection?
what kind of cable are you using ?
hdmi / component / composite?
unplug the power cord to the ac outlet for 30 secs. and plug it in back. this is to refresh the unit.
turn on fan on the configuration of the unit ...
please read the operating manual ...

Posted on Jan 06, 2010

fs8228

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SOURCE: How to Change NTSC/Pal ?

press the button again
or try taking out the
DVD

Posted on Jan 10, 2010

Michael Otto

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SOURCE: Picture skips, flickers, cannot watch. Was working

Some of the common causes of this issue can be found below.

  1. Take the disc out of the unit.

    • Verify that the disc is clean and not scratched.

    • If disc does not appear to be clean wipe it with a soft lint free
      cloth.

  2. Try other discs. Verify that they are clean and not scratched.

  3. Unplug the unit for 2-3 minutes.

  4. After plugging the unit back in, try multiple discs to see if they
    work.

  5. If problems persist I would have to say there is something over heating and it cant be fixed or is not worth the cost of fixing

Posted on Feb 28, 2011

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