I have a Toshiba projection tv that has 2 component inputs. One is used for the cable box. The other is for a standard DVD player. I've had this setup for over 4 years. Starting a few months ago, when playing a DVD, the picture starts blurry. After 5 min, it gradually becomes clear. No problem with the cable box. So I switched the component inputs between the cable & DVD. The cable has no problem, but the DVD still did the same thing. I got a PS3 hoping to play blu ray and thinking that the problem was in the DVD player. I got new component cables for the PS3. Now when I play the DVD (standard or blu ray disk), I get a clear picture for about 5 min, but then the color goes a strange shade of yellow//green. No problem with the sound from the optical cable. I think that the best this tv can get is 1080p. Before I ante up $200 to have someone come out, I was hoping that someone here could give me some suggestions. Also, if this is a problem that may cost me more than the initial $200, would it be better to replace the set with a newer flat screen? Thanks.
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Re: DVD to Projection TV Problem
Looks like you've narrowed it down to a problem in the TV's chroma processing circuitry. This could get expensive to fix and these TVs are known for some other serious issues. I would guess that you can locate a service tech for around $100 or so to get a diagnosis since the company I work for charges $85.00 for call within 10 miles of the shop. Call Toshiba and they'll locate a local authorized service center.
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Now--first--connect the DVR cable box HDMI output to the HDTV HDMI input (use the lowest numbered one e.g. HDMI 1) for this connection. Use a standard (not Monster brand) HDMI cable for this connection. Then turn on the TV, turn on the cable box and switch the TV to the HDMI input. A picture should come on. You may even hear the audio on the TV speakers. If so, that is OK.
Then--connect the component video output of the DVD HT to the TV component 1 input. Use a three wire component video cable with red, blue and green connectors on each end. Connect color to color on both ends. Then turn on the DVD, put a DVD in the player and start it running. Switch the TV to the component input and it should show a pix. The audio will come from the DVD player speakers.
If your DVD player does have an HDMI output, you can use it and just connect as above to the second TV HDMI input.
To get audio from the cable box out of the DVD player speakers, you will need to connect an audio cable from the cable box go the HT amplifier. Use a set of RCA patch cables and go from the analog audio output of the cable box to the rear panel audio inputs of the DVD player. The owners manual for this unit will give directions on using this input. Since your HT unit does not have any other inputs, you will not be able to get Dolby Digital audio.
Hope this gives you food for thought. If so, and you have more questions, just come back in with a follow up.
Good luck. Remember, the owners manuals all have hook up connections diagrams. Sometimes they will help.
Since this is an older first generation (1999) HD TV it may not be compatible with newer HDTV receivers because the standards back then were different - Make sure the HD cable box is plugged into the HD component inputs on the back of the TV (not the DVD inputs) and that the menu setting on the TV is set to DTV (not RGB) video. This TV will only accept 480i and 480p signals on the DVD input. Also the HDTV input will only accept 480i,480p and 1080i (it will not work with a 720p signal,make sure your cable box is not set to that mode)
Are you using the rf antenna input for TV or 1 of the VIDEO inputs from a cable box or sat receiver. If the latter check to see if you unplugged the audio fron the box White and red wires from box. If thats ok Plug that dvd player into that input using the cabes from the dvd player .If you now have sound change ables from box. if still no sound cable box bad. If still no sound from that input check for solder connection on input jacks. If antenna input is used replace the tunner intv.
Pressing INPUT on the remote control
displays the current signal source
(press INPUT again or 0–8 to change and be sure is on hdmi 1 or 2 if not let me know , to reset to the factory default settings
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sounds like your green tube is set to high. take the front cover off and the plastic cover under that you will see a black box about 6x6 with 6 controls one is for focus the other is for intensity here a guide for sony but yours should be close.
I started back in the day of tubes. A family would have one set and it would be a 19" black and white.
There are different resolutions now.
The components probably do work, but, they don't pass the 480i signal. The satelite converter's analog signal needs to be set to 480p and the DVD needs to be set to progressive if it does have that setting. If the DVD is not a progressive scan DVD, then, the only inputs that it will show on is the analog signal.
Some of the dish converters have a switch on the face for changing the resolution.
If yours doesn't then put it in an analog source and go to the menu and change it there. Then move it to the component input.
Hope this helps.