How do I remove the black bars from my screen?

How do I remove the black bars from my screen?

If you are seeing black bars on the top and bottom of the screen (like a widescreen view), you can fix it by changing the screen ratio settings by following the steps below:  

ENTONE Set-top Boxes:

  • Tune to a problem channel like 50, 51, or 54.
  • Hit “menu” button on remote
  • Go to “settings”
  • Password is 0 – hit “OK”
  • Scroll down to “hardware settings” – hit “OK”
  • In the entone menu scroll down to “aspect ratio”
  • Highlight the selection box and arrow down to “16:9 ZOOM” – hit “OK”
  • Scroll down to the next to last box that says “SUBMIT” and hit “OK”
  • Scroll down and exit out and picture should be good now.

ADB Set-top Boxes

  • Tune to a problem channel like 50, 51, or 54.
  • Hit “menu” button on remote
  • Go to “settings”
  • Password is 0 – hit “OK”
  • Scroll over to “hardware settings” – hit “OK”
  • When the ADB menu comes up, “TV configuration” should be highlighted. – hit “OK”
  • Set the “TV aspect ratio” selection box to “16:9”
  • Set the “conversion mode” to “Pan-scan”
  • Hit the RED button on remote to back out of the menu and the picture should be good now.

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