Question about LG 42LP1D 42 in. LCD HDTV

Open Question

ZOOMED IN PICTURE

I recently purchased a 42" LCD LG TV and some of the channels come in with picture being zoomed in too far. I cannot see the score of the games that is displayed in the corners or any information that would normally be posted at the bottom of the screen. I have tried all zoom options on my remote and display options on my cable remote. I have had the TV for about a month and it did not do this for the first week but now some stations only come in with this "over-zoomed" view and it cannot be reveresed or adjusted. What am I forgetting to do or check? Thanks.

Posted by on

  • jayrod0921 Dec 08, 2007

    the pixture is over zoomed and you cant see subtitles or scores and it is really annoying. Help please

×

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya

6ya staff

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE:

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Anonymous

  • 60 Answers

SOURCE: zoomed in picture

Check your aspect ratio setting. You may have it on Zoom 1 or Zoom 2 and then the picture will be stretched out and you won't see the bottom.

Posted on Dec 20, 2007

Ad

Jim Krause

  • 1779 Answers

SOURCE: Screen ratio

Try a hard reset. by un-plugging the set for about a half hr. Let me know!

Posted on Jan 17, 2010

Cindy Wells

  • 6049 Answers

SOURCE: How do I get my tv to 1080p?

Unless you mistyped your model number, your TV has a resolution of 1366 by 768p. This limits you to 720p but the TV will interpret up to a 1080i signal. On the zoom, you need to look at the menu and the remote for the aspect ratio. On the remote, just press the Ratio button multiple times until you get the right one (4:3, 16:9, Zoom1, Zoom2). It's also in the Options Menu.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Posted on Mar 31, 2010

budmrtn

Bud Martin

  • 11361 Answers

SOURCE: I have a 37" lg

It sounds like it is in ZOOM mode, look for 'ZOOM', 'ASPECT'. PICTURE MODE' on the remote control.

http://www.fixya.com/support/r5093881-lcd_flat_panel_tv_troubleshooting_guide

Failed TV and Monitors: http://s807.photobucket.com/home/budm/allalbums

Posted on Oct 21, 2010

pctech1

Jeremy Moore

  • 1940 Answers

SOURCE: My tv is too zoomed in and wont seem to zoom out?

  1. Using your Remote, press the Menu button, and select the Picture icon.
  2. Find the Picture Wizard, and proceed through the steps.
  3. Also, try and adjust the aspect ratio to see if this helps.


I’m happy to help further over the phone at https://www.6ya.com/expert/jeremy_69f3cc28d95bf514

Posted on Jan 20, 2011

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Picture is too big for the screen i/e scores on sporting events cannot be read


Look for a "Zoom" or "Aspect" button on your remote. Press that untill the picture fits your screen properly.

Jan 07, 2011 | Vizio 42 in. LCD TV

2 Answers

Picture outside of screen limits


I have Time Warner Cable and just FIXED this problem. On the cable box remote, there is a button with the word "Aspect" on it. On my particular remote, this is the "#" button (pound symbol) and by pressing that button, it gives you options of "Zoom 1", "Zoom 2", "Stretch" and "Normal". By setting it to "Normal", it completely solved the problem. Oh and by the way, my t.v. is the LG 47" flat screen LCD. Hope this helps the other frustrated folks out there.
------Dave

Jun 08, 2009 | LG 42LG50 42 in. LCD HDTV

3 Answers

KEEPS SAYNG NOT PROGRAMMED TO WATCH NORMAL CHANNELS


Do a first time installation, move the TV or bite the bullet and either buy an external aerial or extend the main house aerial cable to reach the TV. assuming your TV has no signal where it is now

May 04, 2009 | LG 42LC2D 42 in. LCD HDTV

10 Answers

The picture on my tv is too big


The other poster was right, there is a zoom button on my CABLE REMOTE and once I pressed that my problem was solved. It's funny none of the techs knew that, at either Vizio or Comcast.
Hope this helps.

Jan 15, 2009 | Vizio L32 32 in. LCD HDTV

1 Answer

Cannot optimize picture width on new flat screen HD


On your cable box remote press the hd zoom button. I have comcast cable box and it worked for me.

Dec 25, 2008 | Toshiba REGZA 42 in. Flat-Panel LCD HDTV

2 Answers

Our Toshiba HDTV


Greetings MDMSG,

I really do not have any further advice other than to possibly contact Toshiba and see if they have any information on this problem.

I wish I could be of more help!

Thank you,

Dorothy
Go Ahead. Use Us.

May 04, 2008 | Toshiba 42HL167 42 in. LCD Television

1 Answer

Heads cut off and no score...


Try your setting on your cable box (Screen position)
also maybe wide mode try switching to wide zoom good luck

Dec 10, 2007 | LG 42LC2D 42 in. LCD HDTV

1 Answer

Zoomed in picture


Check your aspect ratio setting. You may have it on Zoom 1 or Zoom 2 and then the picture will be stretched out and you won't see the bottom.

Dec 08, 2007 | LG 42LP1D 42 in. LCD HDTV

Not finding what you are looking for?
LG 42LP1D 42 in. LCD HDTV Logo

Related Topics:

233 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top LG Televison & Video Experts

Ekse

Level 3 Expert

13434 Answers

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

76177 Answers

RONALD CARTER JR

Level 3 Expert

438 Answers

Are you a LG Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...