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Shall we assume that the DVD is fine, before addressing the TV issues? Does it work with any other device or component? Seems that if your S Video is clean, then it's just a matter of refining whether your DVD is as well. Check that, and let us know.
It will depend on the model but, you note which input you have the DVD hooked up to on the rear of the set---Component 1? 2? Then you use the input (some Mitsubishi's label it Device) and move until you are on the same input the DVD player is connected to.
If your DVD is HD you will if not using it for HD reception connect to the DTV input which is input on back---again not knowing the model number of your set--it is this simple---watch on whatever input the DVD player is connected to---most need a component input but some will use RCA which is yellow (video) red and white which are audio.
Component inputs require Green to green, Blue to Blue, and Red to red AND SEPERATE red and white for audio. 5 connections for typical component and three for RCA or composite.
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I figured it out,
The solution to my problem was to update my video cables for my new HDTV.
I found out through trial and error that I can only have one Anolog device hooked up to the TV because with two Anolog devices hooked up the same way it must confuse the TV somehow making one of the inputs showing up in Black and White, So I purchased the color coded AV jacks and everthing works like a charm now.
1: You are using a composite connection and your tv is downright crappy at displaying a composite feed--I know mine is. Try upgrading to component if your tv supports it. If not use a s-video connection.
2: You are using an s-video connection and there is some connection problem, either in the DVD player, the cable connectors, the cable itself, or the s-video input on your tv. Upgrade to component if your tv supports it, otherwise try the cable and DVD player out on another tv to see if the tv is the problem, or use the cable on a different DVD player to see if the cable is the problem.
3: You are using component input only two of the cables are loose OR you are only using the green-colored cable. Either plug in all three component cables (red, green, blue) or try pressing the cables in while watching to see if that fixes it. You may need a better cable, some of them are crappy at staying in.
The HDMI interface may have suffered a malfunction, this offten happens due to stray voltages on the ground plane. If you do not have electronics experience I would suggest taking the set to the shop and having it repaired
I started back in the day of tubes. A family would have one set and it would be a 19" black and white.
There are different resolutions now.
The components probably do work, but, they don't pass the 480i signal. The satelite converter's analog signal needs to be set to 480p and the DVD needs to be set to progressive if it does have that setting. If the DVD is not a progressive scan DVD, then, the only inputs that it will show on is the analog signal.
Some of the dish converters have a switch on the face for changing the resolution.
If yours doesn't then put it in an analog source and go to the menu and change it there. Then move it to the component input.
Hope this helps.