Question

Progressive scan setting or picture problems, black and white picture, rolling/flipping picture, brightness pulses, bars in picture, distorted picture, or no picture

Answer

  • The disc does not match the TV color system standard (NTSC/PAL).
    • Check the region code of the disc to make sure it is ‘1’ or ‘All’.
  • Sometimes a small amount of picture distortion may appear.
    • This is not a malfunction.
  • Fingerprints and dust on the disc can cause poor picture quality and sound distortion.
    • Wipe the disc in straight lines from the center to the edge using a soft lint-free cloth. Do not user strong solvents such as alcohol, benzene, thinner, commercially available cleaners, or anti-static spray intended for older vinyl records.



  • Check the cable connections between the DVD player and the TV.
    • If using both audio and video, make sure they are connected to the same input, such as AV1 or DVD IN.
  • You may be in Progressive Scan mode.
    • To change back to Interlace mode hold down the "Previous" button on the DVD Recorder while reconnecting the power cord. 'PRO' (progressive scan) will appear on the display.

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