Hey polkies, haven't posted here in forever but I have always gotten great advice from these forums so maybe you can help me out. I just bought a Samsung HPT5054 50" plasma and I love it, the picture is great. It has DVD and HDTV running through my Yamaha reciever with component cables. I just had a question about my picture being off center. Basically with anything in widescreen you can't even notice, but when an HD channel or other channel/source has black bars on the side I have anywhere from a centimeter to an inch extra of space on my left side as opposed to my right side. So my alignment seems to be about a half inch to an inch off center to the right.
I called Samsung to see if I can adjust this and they said no. I exchanged the TV for the same model and got the same result. It get the same result with all sources, DVD, HDTV, PS2. Could this be adjusted? Is it a flaw? Does it have anything to do with the 'pixel shift' being on to reduce burn-in. Could it be something my reciever is doing to the video signal? (Coinicidentally my last CRT TV seemed to cut off images slightly on the right side.)
It is a minor detail, but me being a perfectionist I drive myself crazy if I sit there and watch and focus on it. But if it within the range of normal then I can live with it considering I got the TV at a pretty reasonable price. Has anyone else experienced this? Any input from you guys would be much appreciated.