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I need to know how to hook up a nintendo wii to my sony fwd-42pv1 plasma. I also have a problem with green pixels in dark areas of my picture

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This is pretty easy. Just buy the cables that have S-Video connection. Then plug the wii into the S-Video in on the left side of the monitor. Plug the Audio cables to your reciever or speaker in port on your sound system. Or, the other option is to Find or get a BNC to RCA adapter and use the RCA cable that came with the wii. My TV came with the BNC to RCA Adapter. The BNC location is on the left side of the tv, just above the S-Video connection. Then just change the input selector till you get the right input.

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