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My nikai tv is not set up correctly

It has no sound from cable box or dvd player and the picture is in black and white

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This worked for me push your n/p botten to NTSC then go into setup and put your generl SPDIF output to SPDIF/RAW and then go over to video and make sure your compontent is off hope this helps

Posted on Sep 22, 2007

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SOURCE: how do I factory reset my Philips 23pf5320

did you have the power supply connected to any componet in your system while making connections , {not just on stand by} ? if so you have probably blown your tv's amplifer. never ever connect or disconnect audio or video connections without disconnecting ac power from the entire system !!! you may or may not get lucky doing this for a good while but sooner or later fate will track you down.

Posted on Feb 07, 2008

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SOURCE: Sony Bravia with Phillps dvd player

It's not compatible with the Phillips DVD player. We had the same problem with our old DVD player, something about reading it.

Posted on Oct 19, 2008

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SOURCE: DVD plays only in black and white

Hey, I had this problem on Thanksgiving Day, trying to watch a dvd on my mother's HDTV. You should be able to hook up most standard dvd players to hdtvs. First you have 3 cords, mine were red, yellow, and white. The connections go as follows:

HDTV:
Audio| Component. The white cord should be in a white audio slot. The yellow cord should be in a yellow component slot (video) and the red cord should be in a red video component slot labeled Pr/Cr. Make sure you match the component numbers. For instance, if you want to use component one, then hook all of the cords into the slots for component one. Most hdtvs have multiple component hookups ( think multiple "channels" for your game system, dvd player, etc) so it's important that the corresponding cords go to the correct component slots.

DVD:
Match the yellow and white cords to the appropriately colored slots. The red cord should go into the slot labeled component video out Cr/Pr. Not the red audio out. This worked for me. Hope this helps.

Posted on Nov 29, 2008

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SOURCE: Problem hooking up DVD player to TV thru my cable box

Chances are you've got your DVD player hooked to OUPUT jacks on the cable box, not inputs. I haven't yet seen a box that takes any kind of an input other than the cable line, but they will have RCA jacks for audio and video outputs on the back. So your cable channels are fine, but the DVD signal is hitting a dead end.

The only solution if your TV doesn't have RCA inputs for video and audio is to get an RF converter (around $10-$20). This takes the A/V signals from your DVD and turns them into a channel 3 or 4 signal that connects to your TV's antenna input.

The converter also has a connector on the back for the cable coming from the cable box, since you'll have to disconnect that from the TV. When the DVD player is off, the cable box signal gets passed to the TV as normal. Turn on the DVD player and the RF converter switches on; put your set on channel 3 or 4 and you'll see your video.

One final thing: The converter will need an AC outlet for its power adapter or power cord, so make sure you have a spare. If you don't already have your TV and DVD player connected to one, this would be a good time to pick up a surge-protector outlet strip. Then not only will you have enough outlets, you'll be protecting your equipment as well.

If this solution has given you what you need, please take a moment to rate it appropriately. And thanks for asking here!

Posted on Mar 01, 2009

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