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Cant find channel for playstation 2

I have connected my playstation 2 up to my tv using the three colour coded cables, red white and yellow. the playstion is turned on but i cant find the channel to play the playstation. i have tried the av cahnnel but it isnt there and also my ext 1 channel. i have tried to connect the cables to my dvd and tried it that way but that doesnt work either. the tv is connected to the dvd player by a scart lead and all the power is working fine.
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    i connected my ps2 to an an old vcr (ORION) to my tv. When i power it on i can hear it but see what tape is in but if i take out the tape it goes back to regular tv

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I have got a Finlux plasma television and i cant find my instructions. I have just been given a play station 2 and i have put it all correct in my television but its not coming up on my screen. I dont know what channel to put it on, please can you help me!?

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I have a red and white hook up and another three blue green and red how do i hook it up to a zenith that has red white and yellow on fromt and multiple on the back.

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Unplug the dvd play and plug the ps2 in where the dvd play was and hit tv on your remote and find imput.

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Try the aux channel below channel 3 or 2

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