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Nintendo Wii AV Cables not work

Original Nintendo AV Cables does not work, but third party AV cables does (Gamestop HD only ones). Checked if it was just the TV or VCR by using the PS2's AV Cables but PS2's works fine, the original wii AV cords does not? One wii Av cord is brand new Any help?

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The AV cable that came with the Nintendo Wii is not designed for high-definition TV (HDTV) or enhanced-definition TV (EDTV) to view 480p progressive output. If you are connecting to a 480p TV, you will need a Wii Component Video Cables (maybe like the Gamestop cable you have).

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It could be a problem inside the Wii where it only outputs a signal through HD. Have you tried a different TV using the original cables? If the problem persists I would recommend calling Nintendo.

Posted on Jul 27, 2009


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