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I have a hook 2 4X ice fishing pack and I cannot get the unit to read clearly I have adjusted the settings and cannot get a good clear picture with the sonar

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SOURCE: Fish photographing

I have had good luck with fish pictures by pressing the front of the lens barrel up against the glass. This blocks out reflections that the glass will cause and it also holds the camera very steady. If it is a small curved glass bowl, make sure that the glass lens does not actually touch the glass. You could scratch the lens. If the fish are in a small container, you will have to use the "macro" feature on your camera so that you can "close focus". If you have to take a photo with the camera lens away from the glass, the camera just may try to focus on the glass instead of the fish behind it. If this occurs, just point the camera at something nearby that is the same distance as the fish; press the shutter button half way down. Then swing the camera back to the fish and press the shutter button the rest of the way down. Never try to take a flash picture of anything behind glass as you will end up with a great shot of your reflected flash. However if you have the camera lens pressed against the glass, you can use flash if necessary.

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SOURCE: adjusting vertical height

I looked for info for your the Mct-2051 & imagine my surprise that Magnasonic not only doesn't have a manual for your model they don't recognize the model #. Excuse my sarcasm.

If MCT-2051 is not a typo, then the closest I could find was an MCT-2053 & there was no mention of a vertical height adjustment by software control. From my past experience this adjustment can only be performed by a TV tech because you need to access the inside of the TV.

The fact the picture has shrunk this much means that the vertical height driver is failing & eventually you will see nothing but a vertical line, stretched across the screen. Which will mean, that do to Magnasonics' lack of support, you'll be out of luck.

When shopping in the future for a TV try to stay with name brands who will support their products.

By the way, where did you hear that you could adjust the VH utilizing the remote? That could possibly be a function of digital device like a computer monitor, not an analog device like your TV.

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SOURCE: help with settings - blurry SD picture

contrast full, brightness, tint, color, in the middle, then adjust sharpness for what suits your eyes, you may turn brightness and color below middle.

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SOURCE: blurry pictures from Vivitar Camera

possibly go to the menu, and go to quality, if it isnt set on fine, then change it,or, set your scene on auto, so if the pic is fast moving, it can adjust to take clearer pics. otherwise i am of no help.

Posted on May 24, 2008


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SOURCE: proper set up for lowrance sonar

Where do you use your boat?

There are so many variables it's hard to fit it all here, but there are some excellent tutorials on the Lowrance website. The most important thing is to pick the right frequency, for the depth of the water. (200khz for less than 70', and 50 khz for greater depths). Depending on how serious you are about fishing, there are a lot of extras that you may never use. The key is to figure out which features will help you the most and forget about the rest.

You may also get some help at this link: FixYa Service Directory

It's common for SONAR to lose contact with the bottom at high speeds. The better the transducer installation, the faster you can go. Turbulence and bubbles will cause the SONAR to drop out. Lowrance's transducer installation guide explains it very clearly.

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