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#240206 - 01/14/09 12:23 PM panasonic TH-42PX60U question
spiffnme Offline

Registered: 04/01/03
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Loc: Los Angeles
My brother bought this tv and has run into a problem when viewing SD programs. When he throws in a dvd of 4:3 material he gets the usual pillars right and left of image. He's a-ok with that, as he understands that the program was originally meant to be 4:3, his problem is that the pillar bars are a bright gray, and very distracting. (not to mention a bad risk for burn-in) I'm pretty certain it can be changed to black, but cannot find out how online.

Anyone know the simple answer?
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#240256 - 01/14/09 05:05 PM Re: panasonic TH-42PX60U question [Re: spiffnme]
Joe_in_SC Offline

Registered: 02/16/04
Posts: 309
Loc: Charleston, SC
On my Panny, you go into Setup and scroll down to Side Bar Adjust. Yours should be something similar.
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#240269 - 01/14/09 06:12 PM Re: panasonic TH-42PX60U question [Re: Joe_in_SC]
Nick B Offline

Registered: 08/05/06
Posts: 504
Actually the Grey bars are better at preventing burn-in than leaving them black on the side. This why there is an option on the tv.

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