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Colors Off with High Def Comcast Cable

But the colors seems OK when playing a DVD. But when viewing cable channels, the reds are basically gone. Can a high def digital cable box cause this type of color issue?

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Check your cable connections between tv and box, especially the red connector, try unplugging and plugging back in the cables.

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Tv picture changes and recording is unwatchable when trying to rec one of 4 local channels


It is the signal from the 4 local stations that is the problem, because you can record all others ok. Borrow another VCR and try to record them, if its the same tell the people who run the local channels that they are losing viewing figures, because their channels cannot be recorded.

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How many wires go from DVD to TV and what colors are they?


Ok. If you have a tv that has a five hole input (green, blue, red, white, red) this is the preferred hook up. That cable is called a component cable. The green blue and red part is for video and the white is audio left and the red is audio right.

If your tv does not have the five hole input it should have a three hole input. Those colors are yellow, white, and red. This is called a composite cable.

You just match up the colors that's all. Your tv should have an input or tv video button on the remote control that would allow you to switch inputs or you may be able to get to video 1 and video 2 and etc by using the channel up and down button and going lower than channel 2.

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I bought a Nintendo Wii off of a guy and I didn't realize when I did that it came with Hi-Def RCAs. My TV only has a standard RCA hookup. I was told that I could still use the Hi-Def RCAs but what colors...


Those are not High Def RCAs.

The cables you received are called "component" when the picture is broken down to its component colors, red, green, and blue.

When compared to "composite" cables (RCA), the yellow is all the components in one, which is the video cable. The other red and white are audio.

Your component should be RGB, Red & White (audios)

What you need to do is buy a composite cable for the Wii, which shouldn't cost that much--usually under $10 bucks. Save the component cables for when you get a new TV since those are the more expensive of the two!

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How do I hookup LHT854 Theater System to tv if using comcast digital box? DVD player works fine with sound but but no sound if trying to watch tv.


most cable companies will provide you a high def. cable box for no additional cost. swap digital for high def box. run dvd into high def cable box and run hdmi output from cable box to lg input. hope this helps

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Tv turns on and has sound but no picture. Only black screen, the menu from the cable or dvd cannot be seen.


Make sure your using a cable box that is compatible with a high def tv, if your tuning a high def channel and your converter does not support high def, it will only play the sound, no vidio at all.

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Recording HD channels


well you would need to hook up cable box to dvd recorder. the only draw back first off is one you cannot get hd onto a dvd. you can down scale and it will seem a little cleaner than standard def but of coarse it will never be high def. I'm not to familiar with the motorola boxes but if they offer dvr's in your area i would suggestgetting one you can record all channels then afterwards transfer them to a outside device. but as i said before high def cannot fit onto a dvd unless you plan to copy one movie to 6-7 disc. Just keep in mind a standard high def channelcan only fit 2 max on one freq due to the amount of data transfer as opposed to 10 to 12 standard def digital channels

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NON- Hi Def channels loose thier blue? color....picture is all green


Some CATV hi-def receivers are known to have issues keeping up with the datastream. Symptoms from the picture going solid black to other unpredictable video have been seen. Ask your CATV provider if they can switch your brand to another manufacturer. If your cable box has component video jacks in addition to HDMI, try that too. Some boxes will output RGB perfectly but bomb out with HDMI.

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Can't get my dvd/vcr to tape and play back


Color codes for A/V cables:

Yellow: Composite Video
Red: Right Audio Channel
White: Left Audio Channel (mono)

Does your TV have a video & audio OUTPUT on the back of the TV?

If so, will need another set of audio/video cables and you need to connect the yellow cable from the video OUTPUT of the TV to the video INPUT (yellow) of the DVD/VCR and connect the Red cable from the right OUTPUT of the TV to the red INPUT of the DVD/VCR. Then connect the white cable from the left OUTPUT of the TV to the white INPUT of the DVD/VCR. If your TV is not in stereo, just connect up the white cable for mono audio.

If your TV set does NOT have audio/video OUTPUTS, then you will still need another set of audio/video cables and connect the yellow cable from the video OUTPUT of the cable box to the yellow video INPUT of the DVD/VCR and connect either the red or white (or both if possible) to the red or white audio INPUTS of the DVD/VCR.

You need two sets of cables because you want to watch DVD's & tapes on your TV (Path #1) and you want to record the TV channel shows back to your DVD/VCR (Path #2).

Please let me know if I can be of further assistance to you.

Good Luck!

- Jim

Feb 21, 2008 | Televison & Video

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