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Sound normal, Screen display super-dark.

I bought a used N64 off a friend and it worked fine for the first day. The next day I turned it on and the TV screen would only display in a super-dark, blurry, black'n'white. (No matter what the loaded game is, BTW.) The sound works fine and the game seems to be running normally although I can't really see anything. My guess is there's either a problem with the TV or the connection. My TV gets no channels except for a few blurry ones (long story), but those channels look the same as before. On the other hand if it's the cable I'm surprised that the sound is fine, the display is there, yet it is barely visible. So before I try to replace either my cheap TV and/or the ancient cable connection to it, I would be much happier if I knew which one was the culprit. Thanks in advance for any advice.

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Re: Sound normal, Screen display super-dark.

I would try it on another tv. although as far as the cable goes, on the inside sound and video runs on different sets of wires, so it really could be either. Just need to test it on another tv.

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