sky picture & menus off centre on tv

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  1. kevin.bike

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    my grundig digi box has taken to moving all output to the right of my tv. have checked all conections & contacted sky direct, but to my ammazement they say its a sycronization problem & therefore not solvable.
    their only suggestion was to replace the tv, ( I wish!)
    the shift is so bad that the logos at top right of the screen are cut in half, (good thing I here you cry).
    the tv is an old Toshiba 4:3 ( this could be the excuse I need to push the wife into a new 32"widescreen)
    has any body else had this & Is there any cure?:devil:
     
  2. Starburst

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    Connect the digibox using a RGB scart, on some TV's this moves the picture to the left.
    SKY are probably right that it's a synchronisation problem with the television, if you can access the service menu then there should be some options for correcting it.
     
  3. Chris Muriel

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    $ky are probably right on this occasion !
    Have you found this effect in all modes (RGB, composite , s-video if yours is one of the Grundigs that has it & the TV has it) ?
    The sync. mechanism is different for the different modes (as I know only too well in my work role as a Field Applications Engineer for a USA company that makes , amongst, other things, video ICs).

    Chris Muriel, Manchester
     
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    I had this problem with my picture when I had Sky+ installed last year and at the time my tv was only 6 months old.

    My only solution was to find out how to access the service menus on my tv and shift the picture over myself. Its been fine eversince.
     

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