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Video input from dvd player shows as black screen w/ squigly color lines

I used to be able to play dvds on my hitachi hdtv. now, i start a dvd and get a black screen w/ squigly color lines. if i move the video plug to the adjacent plug to the left, the dvd works but only in black and white. audio is ok. i had the dvd player serviced.

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Have you tried other devices for input...vcr, or other dvd players to see if it is a problem with the player or with the tv? Check the output setting for the dvd player (1080i etc) and ensure you are connecting to the proper inputs for either analog or digital signals (RCA inputs or RGB).

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