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PN50B550T2F screen fit mode burn-in question

by dockter / June 16, 2009 1:18 PM PDT


I just bought and set up my PN50B550T2F last week with no problems. After switching today to an HD cable box and connecting it via HDMI to the TV (I was using a simple video cable before), I discovered that the TV picture mode now defaults to screen fit mode. When watching non-HD TV stations, I notice that there are black bars on the sides and/or the top/bottom of the picture. Since the anti-burn-in pixel scroll feature cannot be selected in screen fit mode, are these bars a burn-in hazard or is there some other mechanism in screen fit mode to prevent burn-in?

Thanks in advance.

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