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Weak blue color

When i connect equipment using my s-video cable or my (RCA Red-Yellow-White) composite cables the blue is weak. the picture quality is good, but it is dominated by reds and greens. i have adjusted the blue knob inside the set and that puts a blue flush on everything. this happens regardless of the equipment(DVD, PlayStation, etc.), the cables, or the TV input I use. Is there somewhere i can adjust on the service menu so that the blue is stronger, or is this a failure in the hardware?Is there a table of recommended service menu settings somewhere that i can use?

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How to connect dvd player to tv


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The only connections that work are the component cables(color stream, RGB-Red, Green, Blue) which I understand is a better quality picture but the connections for my DVD player are RCA (Composite - Red,...


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I hope this helps.

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Hey xf1racer,

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