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Can't get PIP

Have Phillips 42" Plasma, Model 42PF9946, with a HD box and DVD/VCR combo connected but whenever I select Picture In Picture it says Not Available but all the manuals tell me is available. Have contacted Phillips and all they did was send me a copy of how of connections page from Manual which I have. It seems to be connected correctly because everything works fine.

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I have this problem b4. i realise the HD box never came with HDMI cable. Have to get your on abt $80 . After i switch to HDMI cable it works for the PIP.

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Re: can't get PIP - Philips 42PF9946 42 in. EDTV-Ready Plasma Television Flat Panel Televisions

Throw it away!!!!

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