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My hd cable box works great in all of the video in connections on the tv, but my dvd player, hd camera do not work when I plug them in, the picture is like it is scrambled, but if I plug the cable box in it works great. I tried two differant dvd players and it is the same. so i know the cables are good and so are the dvd players and video camera is good... what can be wrong ? the only thing that works in any of the video channels is the cable box?

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Are you connecting these devices to the ColorStream inputs?

If so you will need to set the output settings on the DVD player or your camera to 480i. You have an HD capable TV but it is old technology and is not capable of handling the signal levels produced by HD equipment these days.

Look at the menu options on your equipment and most of them have the ability to put out the lower level signal or just hook them up using the standard yellow/red/white inputs. Hope this helped.

Good Luck..

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