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Connecting tv/cable box

I'm trying to connect my cable box to my Cinego. I've tried going directly to the cable box with RCA plugs and through the VCR via the same way. When I try to select the source it's not finding the external connection. Any suggestions?

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  • Cooljazz Jan 13, 2008

    Thanks for your comment. I actually ended up solving the problem by doing a reset of the settings by selecting the "Factory Reset" on one of the menus. Once that was done I pressed the source button and it found the connection with no problem! Those with similar problems might do this as well.

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Hi,

This is a fairly common problem with this model. In most instances, it is just "slow" in sensing the presence of a video source as it cycles in its selection, internal DVD, VGA, Composite Video IN. Since it does not have a manual source selection, your only option is to really wait.

Verify that "Auto Source Select" is enabled in the Management Menu (buttons-Proj/Setup then >/9) and "tap" the "SRC" button on the projector itself to manually initiate the input/source selection.

Verify that you have done the connections correctly. Yellow RCA connector is the video while the red & white are the audio. Of course the Video input should be connected to the Video output, same goes for the audio. Please refer to pages 22 & 23 of the user's manual for more detailed instructions as well as illustrations.

A couple of things to consider: it is not HDTV capable and pls don't loose the remote.

If the unit will not select a source after some time (minutes), perhaps your best bet would be to seek replacement.

Hope this be of some help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Posted on Jan 13, 2008

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    Louie Role Jan 13, 2008

    Hi again,

    Glad that it's now working.

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