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No picture I'm just connecting the home theater system to a used TV my friend gave me for the first time. I've followed the connection diagram in the owners manuel and I'm pretty sure the S-video and video in are both connecting to the right places. The TV is on channel 3. The message says it's reading DVD/CD but it just seems to be playing it like a CD because I'm only hearing the sound and getting no picture. The TV is a Toshiba 20AF42. Got any ideas?

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Change the input on the TV to the input that you have the S or Composite (yellow) plugged into from the RCA
Channel 3 should be the cable or antenna input F connector.

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