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I need a solution to my dvd video problem.

I have audio when i play a dvd, but no video. i checked the rca cable, but it seems fine. The dvd is connected to my denon reciever. It worked before, but i can't figure out what i did wrong. Please help!!!

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Re: I need a solution to my dvd video problem.

Denon recievers are very finicky I know I have one. Call denon customer service they are always very helpful and never ask for a serial number or anything like that. I call them at least once a year b/c of a setting I have messed up.

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