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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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SOURCE: I hook up my tv cable to the Component 1, and it works

make sure you are using component video red green blue cables for video and not just the yellow composite video cable not sure if this helps you but good luck

Posted on Nov 30, 2009

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SOURCE: My componet/av only shows black and white on my vizio vp422

The 37" Vizio I just bought has a very confusing feature where the same input can be used as either the Y channel of the component or the full video channel for composite. If you plug a component source into the TV and then select the composite input ("AV" on the remote), you will see a black and white version of the full component signal (makes sense as the Y channel is just the luminance component). As sad as it is, I was stumped by this for a while until I happened to hit "COMP" and got full color. FWIW, the manual warns about this, but it really doesn't emphasize the point. I wonder how many returns they get because of this.

Posted on Jun 11, 2010

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