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HD hookups I have tried both HD hookups on my TV the component and the HDMI. The component being hooked up causes a discolored purple line to roll up the screen repeatedly...if my HD converter is unhooked the line goes away and vice versa....the HDMI hums like a 1970 VW bug....very loud....I have a dlp television and did not have these problems when my XBOX 360 was hooked up in the HD ports....what can I do?

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  • biohazard421 Dec 21, 2007

    i have the same problem, a hum as if i have a guitar amp turned up, and two horizontal lines rolling up and down the screen

  • Raynae1 Dec 23, 2007

    I dont have the video problem per say, however I can just plug in the power cord to the PS3 unit and the wall socket and the hum starts without even turning the unit on. I have tried everything I can think of to make is stop humming but nothing is working. What other solutions can you suggest?

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Generally, hum is a by-product of interference between the AC power cord and wires carrying the signal. Try and arrange the power cord to be perpendicular to the input wire. If that does NOT work, I doubt a surge suppressor has anything to do with the issue. But try that first. Also, have you installed a surge protector? If not, then maybe you could think about installing one. Hope this helps

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