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I attempted to hook up new wii to RCA DLP tv. Plugged video cable into video inputs on back and front of tv. When I selected the video input that the wii was plugged, the tv screen read "unusable signal". Wii works on my other tv so its not the wii console that is the problem.

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I had the same problem on a 32" rca crt. It worked fine, power was cut during electrical work and when it came back, "unusable signal." I went into the menu, then channel, then video input source. had to change it to the correct input "s-video in my case" Then it worked. GOOD LUCK!

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This may sound stupid but can you try something else on the TV and verify that actually works? I had a client come to me recently and it was actually the analog video board on the TV that died.

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