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Laptop to TV, not full screen

by Kisenwether / January 2, 2012 8:11 AM PST

I recently bought a Panasonic TC-P50ST30 and when I try to connect my laptop to the tv via HDMI it does not display full screen.
I have the resolution of the laptop set to 1920x1080 and the laptop has a Radeon HD 6970M also running Windows 7.
I have been searchings for hours and I cant find a solution to my problem so anyone with any ideas it would be great.
If anymore info is needed just let me know.

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Link please.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 2, 2012 8:14 AM PST

To save time, give a link to the product manual. For most I have to set the input to some PC setting/name or some overscan setting to zero.

But I don't know the menus by heart.

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Page 49?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 2, 2012 8:28 AM PST
In reply to: Link please.
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by Kisenwether / January 4, 2012 7:42 AM PST
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I still haven't found a solution to my problem I looked in the manual and couldn't find the fix, I tried a few things but wasn't successful.

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Can't help
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 4, 2012 7:56 AM PST
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While I did see the Advanced Settings, Zoom and more this does not mean I can re-write this to a push that, change that instruction.

I suggest if the maker's support fails you as well you should return the product.

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Check p.50 in the manual Bob posted
by Pepe7 / January 4, 2012 11:39 PM PST
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Did you try using the 'Contents type' setting (HDMI 1-3) on p.50? It states it should be used for on-screen display of connecting equipment via HDMI. I bet that will do it.

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Found Solution
by Kisenwether / January 5, 2012 9:41 AM PST

I fixed it, after calling Panasonic and they said that this TV was not designed for a computer hook up since they didn't put one on it, made me dig in all the settings I could and I found it. Well wasn't a setting on the TV it was with the Underscan was set to high and making it smaller. Feel dumb at this point but just glad I can experience full screen with my computer.

Thanks for all the input and help you guys have done.

Also Pepe7, I already had it set to Computer name, I asked the rep at Panasonic and they said that its just a label doesn't affect anything with the picture but after seeing that I found a way to get full screen with a computer, the labels might change the way the image is displayed but I already had it set that way.

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That's good news
by Pepe7 / January 5, 2012 9:54 AM PST
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Happy to hear you found a fix(!)

It's probably not the first time a phone rep bailed on knowing what can and cannot be done with one of their devices ;).

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