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No video input, just audio, brand new TOSHIBA HDTV

I just recently got a TOHSIBA 37 AV50U... Everything seemed perfect for the first few weeks just running cable and HDMI. I went to hook up my DVD player with RCA's (red,white,yellow) and i'm only receiving the sound, no picture. But, when I have the video (yellow) unplugged my TV will say "no signal" and when I plug it in the no signal sign disappears as if it is getting something. I tried this with my PS3, my cable box, as well as another DVD player, same result. I also switched RCA cables out to make sure there was no problem with wiring. I also tried the RCA pluggs on the side of the TV (which is Video 2) and still only sound, no video.

I called tech support and they were no help except ( if ) it is under warranty (1 year) and they told me to call an electronic repair shop. I got the item off online and i'm not sure if warranty is void because it went through another dealer?? Thanks so much for any help!!!!

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SOURCE: Can't get my DVD player to work...

Your GE TV most likely doesn't have anything but a antenna input on it? If that the case to connect a DVD player you must purchase a RF modulator to convert the video and audio output of a DVD player to a channel 3 or 4 output. Here is a link for one at Radio Shack.

http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2103095&cp=&sr=1&origkw=rf+modulator&kw=rf+modulator&parentPage=search

Posted on Dec 01, 2007

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SOURCE: Am I connecting DVD player wrong?

on some of these older RCA try simply tuning it from the remote down to chanel 01 or 00 this may work. if not you have to go into the setup menu of this set and enable the aux inputs

Posted on Feb 20, 2008

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SOURCE: Where to connect video plug

go to a department store and get an RF converter they are relatively cheap any more maybe 10 buck or so.. follow the instructions that come with they are real easy to hook up.

Posted on Aug 16, 2008

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I have the same TV. Make sure you have hooked up the red, white, yellow leads from the "out" jacks on the DVD to the same colored "in" jacks on the back of the TV. You also have to make sure your TV is set to Video Mode. I do this with the GE remote that came with the TV. There is a WHO-INPUT button on the left side of the remote, 3rd from the bottom. Toggling this button should switch you between TV and Video mode. Hope this works for you.

Posted on Feb 20, 2009

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SOURCE: I cant get my dvd to play using my rf modulator

Plug the DVD video and audio cables in to the RF converter. Connect the cable box output to the antenna input connector on the RF converter. Connect the RF converter output to the TV antenna jack. This way, when the converter is off it will pass the cable box signal through to the TV. (Most RF converters are auto-sensing. When it detects the a/v signals from the DVD player it switches its output on, and switches back to the cable box signal when you turn off the DVD.) Also be sure the RF converter is plugged in to AC power.

If you've done all this and you still have fuzzy pictures on either of the converter's output channels, you have a bad converter. Return it if you can, or replace it.

Posted on Apr 23, 2009

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