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NTSC connection with satellite

I have a LG NTSC TV that I am trying to connect to a SKY satellite dish in England. I have a SV-5000W vcr. I had it all connected last week and my wife disconnected everything to move our entertainment center and I can not get it to pick up my satellite signal anymore. I believe I have everything hooked up properly. I have an SCART cable connected to my satellite box to the TV and another SCART cable from the satellite box to the vcr. I also have an aerial line from the tv to the vcr. Right now I'm receiving a black and white picture that is rolling. I think I have an input or output signal problem somewhere. Maybe you can give some pointers.

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  • Toby Stroud Jun 23, 2007

    Thanks for the help guys. I figured the problem out. I got rid of the scart cable from the TV to the VCR and added an RCA cable. Then I ran a scart from the VCR to the satellite box. Presto. I basically wasted my money buying new scart cables. But no matter the problem is fixed. Once again thanks..

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Sounds like a damaged Scart cable. Replace cable.

Posted on Jun 22, 2007

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    Have the tech check fopr cold joints in unit PCB. If unit was operating for all that time then shut down, this condition could have revealed itself during that time.

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Take the scart plug out of the sat. receiver and check and make sure none of the pins are bent. have seen this a dozen times in the past. This B&W rolling picture, is this from the sat. signal? Check the cable also with a new one or another scart cable. Good Luck

Posted on Jun 20, 2007

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Interchange the wires probably they could be broken when the movement occured.good luck

Posted on Jun 18, 2007

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    at this time my friend since interchanging the wire does not work i think it is time to call in the tech you could be having a tunner problem or IF problem.it is useless for you to try and figure out the problem.it is more technical than you think worst if you do not have the abilty to diagnoss or trouble shoot electronic components call in the tech.good luck.

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