So... my cat freaked out and ran through our TV wires, yanking out the yellow input/output cord. Unfortunately, the tip of the cord is now stuck IN the back of the TV, and I can't figure out how to get it out. I tried using tweezers (with no power to the TV) but they don't fit. The TV works fine, but the DVD player seems likely to be problematic. Help!
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Re: Yellow input/output cable broken off in TV
You can use a screw small enough to fit in the middle of the tip of the cord.the tip is hollow so just remove any plastic or hard rubber that is clinging on the said tip.(use a big needle for this.)be careful when doing this.make sure that the unit is turned off and unplugged.after inserting the small screw,slowly twist and try to pull it gently until the screw is tight enough but not breaking, to pull the tip.
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Without the specific LifeStyle model # it's not easy to say for sure, but it sounds like you might have a composite cable plugged into a component video output of the Bose. Assuming it does not have HDMI output, it might have white/red/yellow (RCA-type jacks, aka "phono") and that yellow jack is a composite video output. It would plug into the same color jack on the TV. There are also RGB (Red/Green/Blue) component outputs on many devices and similar inputs on the TV, so you have to match like color out to same color in and make sure the TV is set to composite video input, not HDMI nor component.
Also could just be a bad cable. It's always the cheap things that we overlook, so with the same output/input setup, assuming you match type, try a different cable. The actual color of the end on the cable does not matter, but don't plug a yellow-colored output jack to a red, white, blue or green input jack on the TV - that won't work.
These cable is to connect your tv to other hardware like a dvd player. Just plug the yellow cord on the yellow input in the TV and in the yellow output of the DVD, and the same thing for the other two colors.
The yellow it's for the image, and the white/red are for the stereo sound (right and left channels).
If you don't have extra hardware you wont need to connect that cable.
from your dvd,plug the yellow to video output red and white to audio output. then plug the other end of the yellow to video input on tv and the red and white to audio input on tv. from tv, plug the other rca cable yellow to video output and red/white to audio output and the the other end yellow to dvd recorder video input and the ed and white to audio input
you can hook it up thru av input..what i mean is the red white and yellow wires hook wires into the OUTPUT on box and the input on tv then change tv to the input u hooked them to..for example if u hooked them into av1 then turn tv to av or hiy input on remote
Yellow: Composite Video
Red: Right Audio Channel
White: Left Audio Channel (mono)
Does your TV have a video & audio OUTPUT on the back of the TV?
If so, will need another set of audio/video cables and you need to connect the yellow cable from the video OUTPUT of the TV to the video INPUT (yellow) of the DVD/VCR and connect the Red cable from the right OUTPUT of the TV to the red INPUT of the DVD/VCR. Then connect the white cable from the left OUTPUT of the TV to the white INPUT of the DVD/VCR. If your TV is not in stereo, just connect up the white cable for mono audio.
If your TV set does NOT have audio/video OUTPUTS, then you will still need another set of audio/video cables and connect the yellow cable from the video OUTPUT of the cable box to the yellow video INPUT of the DVD/VCR and connect either the red or white (or both if possible) to the red or white audio INPUTS of the DVD/VCR.
You need two sets of cables because you want to watch DVD's & tapes on your TV (Path #1) and you want to record the TV channel shows back to your DVD/VCR (Path #2).
Please let me know if I can be of further assistance to you.