Question about Nintendo Wii Console

1 Answer

Older Philips Magnavox TV Wii Installation

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?

Posted by on

  • evan henris May 11, 2010

    well when i got my wii i hooked it up to my 10+ year old tv and it worked for about a day then it burned out the tubes and i had to upgrade to a flatscreen which i think is the best solotion and one question are you using the cables that came with the wii or different ones with more then three atatchments?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 5 Answers

Get a new tv

Posted on Aug 17, 2010

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My Dish remote was working fine, now it won't control the TV. Sometimes it will work once, but the next time you try it it does not. I've tried all the remote codes. It works fine for the receiver, just...


ihatelittled,

Have you tried doing a power scan. If the codes we have listed for a certain brand of TV does not work, we perform the power scan. If it was working before but not now, the tech probably did the power scan. I have provided a link with instructions on how to perform the power scan. Here is the link:
http://www.dishnetwork.com/SupportSection/power-scan-instructions

Ray Calo
DISH Network

Feb 28, 2010 | Universal Remote Control DISH Network...

1 Answer

I need to know how to hook up my new magnavox dv225mg9 player to an older tv? And I can not find mt manual.


radio shack sell a unit called an rf modulator that allows connection from dvd player to older tv set.

Feb 05, 2010 | Philips Magnavox 50ML8105D 50" HDTV DLP TV

1 Answer

DVD and older magnavox TV


On most of the older sets the video input is found by channeling down below channel 2 where you will find the video input source.

Nov 23, 2009 | Philips DVP3140

1 Answer

I have the Sylvania TV model#SST4191. I can not get an universal remote to program with it. Isn't there a sensor on the TV somewhere to read the code?


I dont know this model or how old it is. If it is an older set a universal magnavox or philips remote will work. You should find an older model remote in this case. If it is a newer tv you may use a newer magnavox or philips universal remote. If this is a flat screen, you will have to contact the manufacturer. You will be pleased to know now, that you are on the correct path.

Sep 04, 2009 | Televison & Video

2 Answers

We bought a magnavox tv from a hotel and some channels are blocked and we can't get all of our cable channels. Is there a way to reprogram the tv? It is a 25' and it's about 10 years old and in good shape....


the eprom that holds the stored codes needs to be wiped clean or re-set...unfortunately, unless the original remote is available to get into the menu...it will have to be done manually by a technician. the set needs to be opened, the eprom located, the proper pin-outs located and then proceed with resetting. if the eprom is an older type, then the codes were usually held there by a back up battery or super cap...in which case, you just need to remove the battery or super cap for a couple minutes.

silvio

Jun 30, 2009 | Philips Magnavox 27MS343S 27" TV

1 Answer

Remote will not work on tv


I need a remote that works with my television and I need to know how to take the close caption off

Jan 16, 2009 | Philips Magnavox 20MT133S 20" TV

1 Answer

New settings on tv remotes


Hello Slffvo:

Here are a few web sites that may help you out.

http://www.hifi-remote.com/ofa/devices-tv.shtml

http://www.universal-remote.net/philipsmagnavox.html

Aug 14, 2008 | Philips Magnavox Learning Universal Remote

1 Answer

Philips Magnavox(model 9P6034C102 )


This is any easy fix. Goto www.magnavoxhelp.com to get a repair kit. Its a common problem on some of the older Magnavox projection TV sets.

Jul 30, 2008 | Philips Magnavox 9P6034C 60" Rear...

3 Answers

MAGNAVOX BIG SCREEN TV


Hi, I am having the same exact issue with mine. Although, it is only about 2 yrs old. We are still trying to find out what is wrong with it.

Aug 01, 2007 | Philips Magnavox 51MP392H Rear Projection...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Nintendo Wii Console Logo

671 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Nintendo Video Game Consoles & Games Experts

Bee Santiago

Level 2 Expert

268 Answers

Raj Patel

Level 3 Expert

892 Answers

phil

Level 2 Expert

567 Answers

Are you a Nintendo Video Game Console and Game Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...