I cannot get our new Wii to work on an older (~10 yrs old) Philips Magnavox. It does have one set of those three red/white/yellow plug-ins on the back, but nothing else. We have Verizon FiOS for cable, if that sheds any light. I was advised by the Nintendo 800 #'s people to go to Radio Shack and get a converter thing that essentially adds extra slots for more red/white/yellow plugs, This console/converter thing is the type of thing where you have a button to watch TV, a button to play your game, a button to use the DVD, etc. but no matter how I hook up my cables, I can't get either the cable TV OR the Wii to work through this thing. Besides the Nintendo guy, I've had three people either come try or give their advice, but nothing's worked. I've failed my kids with their big Santa gift at this point. Can someone please help?
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I'm thinking that this may be a coincidence.
Do you know if the older Wii was even reading games before you put NBA2K13 into it???
Usually when a Wii isn't reading games, the DVD drive or the laser inside of it has failed. The eventually wear out on all of the gaming consoles (I don't think lasers were means to be worked so hard). You can find a replacement Wii drive at the following page:
If you have an old V.C.R that has Red, White and Yellow sockets for AV and it still works then plug it into the RF socket tune the V.C.R to your TV and connect your Wii to the Red,White and Yellow R.C.A connections and you should be playing in no time. I have done this myself on a new Samsung TV it will work. If you have no V.C.R and you have HDMI sockets in your TV you can buy an adapter to convert the existing AV port on the Wii to HDMI then simply connect a HDMI cable (if you have 1 if not they are cheap enough off eBay starting at $6.00+AUD or around $20.00AUD Retail) to the Wii and then the TV ensuring that both the TV and the Wii are powered down prior to connecting any cables at the back. The HDMI Adapter for Wii is available on eBay from $5.00 AUD to $24.95AUD depending on the country you purchase it from. If all else fails a second TV with Red, White and Yellow RCA plugs will work but also the most expensive of the fixes. All fixes suggested will work. Good Luck I hope this helps.
Looks like the AV port in your Philips television is busted. It's the only factor if the Wii is able to function with other tv with the same cable. You can either purchase a new television/get the one you have fixed (these will cost money) or you could just purchase an hdmi cable which doesn't use the same port so it could possibly work with your Philips television.
If your TV is only black and white while playing on the Wii, this is indicative of a problem with either the A/V cable or the A/V ports on your television.
If you have a friend who owns a Wii, try using their cable, or change the A/V jacks to a different set of ports on your television.
NOTE: The A/V jacks are the red, white, and yellow plugs that plugs into your Wii on one end and into your TV on the other. If, for example, these jacks are under VIDEO1 on your TV and you switch the viewing mode to VIDEO1 to play Wii, then try moving them to a set of A/V plugs under VIDEO2. If this is an older TV, there may be only one set of plugs on the TV itself. Try the console on a different TV. It may be time to get a new television. This often happens on older TV's.
You are using composite cables(red,white,yellow) mine did the same thing. The aquos is all digital, wont read analog, which is what composite cables are. They now make a component cable for the wii. I paid $28 at b.b.
In order to use the 480p (HDTV/EDTV) resolution, you MUST be using the Wii Component Video Cable. Any other cable will not display the 480p resolution, you have use the 480i (Standard) instead. You can order the Wii Component Video Cable through Nintendo's Web site. Using that cable, you can select the 480p resolution. Hope this helps.