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    Moderated By: claudio
    Forum:  Television Configuration
    Post Reply in Topic: How to disable OSD on a KV-21FX30 Trinitron
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    Sony Fan
    Joined: Nov 06, 2011
    Posts: 4
    From: France
     Posted: 2011-11-06 15:26   

    I use a CRT TV KV-21FX30 (FD Trinitron) in an arcade cab
    The TV switch resolutions very often depending of the games resolution.
    Problem is when switching, the green OSD appears for about 5 seconds on screen with name of the source (AV2) and the sound volume
    Quite annoying because sometime resolution switch in-game and then i see this green OSD.....
    I've found the technical manual for this TV, but there is nothing about disabling OSD in it
    No options for this, in normal menu or service menu.
    Should i have to remove a component on the PCB or any other options
    Thanks for your reply

    [ This message was edited by: rochabian on 2011-11-06 15:26 ]

    Sony Senior Advisor
    Joined: Mar 13, 2003
    Posts: 14278
    From: Sewell, NJ
     Posted: 2011-11-07 10:02   
    Welcome to Agoraquest!  If there is a "Display" or equivalent button on your remote, try pressing it to disable it.

    Sony Fan
    Joined: Nov 06, 2011
    Posts: 4
    From: France
     Posted: 2011-11-07 13:08   
    Thanks for your reply jehill
    Unfortunately, i don't have a "display" button
    You think i can resolve my problem with the remote??
    Mine is RM-887 if you know it
    I'll try some buttons and read again the remote manual

    Sony Fan
    Joined: Nov 06, 2011
    Posts: 4
    From: France
     Posted: 2011-11-07 15:17   

    After some test i can't find a way to disable completely OSD

    Tried the remote and none buttons seems to do this

    No options in the normal menu

    In service menu, i've got an option under "service" part where i can change OSD brightness but that's all

    Under the submenu "design" in service mode menu, there is a lot of options but i don't really know what they mean and are not detailed in the technical manual

    Settings are named with 3 letters and it's hard to find what they do and i don't really want to scratch my TV

    I'll try to search on schemes which component is used to display OSD and find a way to disable it.

    If someone has another solution, let me know


    [ This message was edited by: rochabian on 2011-11-07 15:18 ]

    Sony Fan
    Joined: Nov 06, 2011
    Posts: 4
    From: France
     Posted: 2011-11-09 17:04   
    Schemes doesn't return anything.....
    Does someone know how OSD works and components that is used for it
    Can it be turned off with a potentiometer on the PCB?
    Have someone done this with another CRT TV?
    Should i just have to cry ahead of my TV when i play a game and see this horrible flashy green OSD in front of me????

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