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Gamecube, output problem.

My Cube is a slightly newer model,
it has two outputs for both the analog and a digital on the back.

It was working fine. I played it one morning, then I turned it back on later that evening and I got a blank screen. I triple checked all the connections. The cube has power(bought a new power cord and tried other working ones from friends) the light turns on as normal. I've tried 4 different cords ( 2 new) that plug into to the TV all made my Nintendo.
The disk is spinning, and the familiar whine of the cube when it loads a game sounds normal.

however, blank screen(not a TV problem Already checked,I have several other consoles that work on multiple TVs). My guess is that the cube switched its output to the digital cable, witch I have looked for at stores but never found one.

I need some step by step instructions on how to switch it from the digital output to the normal analog output. any help?

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There is no way to switch this back and forth, if the rca jacks work and the fr jack doesnot there is a problem extending from the game unit itself which works on a certain amount electrical current to maintain signal which is not required for digital/rca. check your rca connections, if they work then your problem is in the rf converter and it should be replaced and or just purchase a cheap switching unit that splits between the rf and the rca on channels 3 or 4. Good Luck and let me know what happens.


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The Intec Gamecube screen requires both a 12 volt DC input and the AV input. The larger connection is the AV cable which plugs into the back of the Gamecube console. The smaller round cable is the 12 volt DC input cable that goes to the power source for your screen. The solution is to either get the original splitter cable that splits the DC power to the screen and the Gamecube, or use separate 12 v DC inputs for each device. These original Intec splitter cables are rare and are not cheap, and the only place I have found them for sale is at the NES Repair Shop:

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