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DVD Connection to sony flat panel

I don't get any picture when I connect Astra dvd player 3800 to Sony falt panel PMF-42x1 using S-video cable/connection.

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Hi there mate i have a sony plasma pfm42x1 i being trying 2 conect my dvd and amp to the tele i dont know what plugs i need could u help me please rodney from australia

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I've tried connecting a Sony DVD player to my TV using Pb Pr V cables. I get a picture, but no sound.


The cable u are using it is the S-video cable?Yes,this cable dosen't support audio.Must used a RCA component cable like R,W cable connected between the tv and the DVD player to get sound.

Mar 14, 2011 | Sony BRAVIA KDL-40V2500 40 in. LCD HDTV

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Have Sony KDL-40EX400 LCD TV, Sony STR-DH510 AV reciever, Sony DVP-NS57P dvd player. When connected to reciever using component connections the TV does not show a picture. I have seen this problem in a...


Hi,
  • If I understand your question correctly you want to watch your DVD on your TV thru your receiver,
  • you need to connect either composite connections "Audio/Video Output " red/white/yellow RCA jacks or "Optic cable output" of your receiver
  • ( pls note that component to composite conversion is not possible on receiver ..use one type connection thru all the way )
  • to "Audio/Video input " red/white/yellow RCA jacks or "Optic Cable input" of your TV
  • than just switch to DVD mode on corresponding your RCA or Optic connection...
There you go..Your DVD sound and video both are on the TV..
  • Hope this helps!
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Feb 06, 2011 | Sony DVP-NS57P

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HOW TO PLAY DVD PLAYER WITH THE TV


Instructions Things You'll Need:
  • DVD
  • RCA, component, or HDMI cable(s)
  1. Decide what type of connection to use. Look at the back of your DVD player. It should at least have RCA (red, yellow, white) output ports. It may also have component out, S-video out, VGA out, or HDMI out. These connections vary in picture quality and price, HDMI being the most expensive and providing for the highest-quality picture. Whichever type of connection you decide to use, you also need to verify that you have the same connection on your TV. Flat screen TVs typically have more connection options than other types of TVs, so you should at least have component, RCA and HDMI inputs.
  2. Connect the DVD payer to the flat screen TV. Take one end of the cable or cables you decided to use and connect to the output on the DVD player. The other end should be connected to the corresponding input on the TV. Video input connections are usually found on the sides of flat screen TVs. Once the DVD player has been connected, you are ready to use your DVD player.
  3. Check DVD player functionality. Tune your TV to the input that you used for your DVD player by pressing the button on your remote labeled "input," "source," "TV/video," Source select," "TV/AV" or the like. For instance, if you used an HDMI cable plugged into your TV's "HDMI 1" input, press the input selection button until you see HDMI 1 on the screen. Power on the DVD player, insert a DVD into the player and press play and you should now see a feed from your DVD player.

Jan 17, 2011 | Panasonic Televison & Video

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Need owners manual for proper connections to tv w/direct connections I hsve a sony dvp ns300 cd/dvd player


The connection you use will depend on the TV. For the best picture, connect component video cables (not included) from the DVD player's output (to the right of the other jacks on the back of the unit) to the component video in of the TV. Then connect the Right and Left audio from output 1 to the appropriate audio input of the TV. (These may vary depending on the TV and other devices connected to the TV. They might be audio 1 or part of a group with the component video inputs.)

Otherwise you can use an S-video cable connection and the separate audio cable or the composite video cable (which has 1 yellow RCA plug for video and 2 others (red and white) for audio). Connect these from the output of the player to the matching input ports of the TV.

For TVs with only RF in, you need a composite video to RF modulator (converter). See a store like Radio Shack for this.

The manual is available from Sony: http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/model-documents.pl?mdl=DVPNS300 . Pictures of the connections start at page 15 and more detail is provided from page 17 through 23. See the manual for details if you have a home theater system or other external speaker option.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Dec 08, 2010 | Sony DVP-NS300 DVD Player

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I need to hook up the dvd player to my new Sony


you have a flat screen, look on the back of the flat panel for digital in (yellow, white & red jacks). this will be connected to yes the DVD player. using your tv remote switch the source enable to watch a DVD. you comcast cable is still connected to watch this simply switch back to cable source..

Jul 19, 2010 | Sony DVP-NS50P DVD Player

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Sony 2006 40s2010


It very much depends on:
the model of DVD player you have and whether it is a standard or blu-ray player
the settings on the player
the type of connection (component and HDMI will yield a better picture)

Oct 19, 2008 | Sony BRAVIA KDL-40S2010 40 in. LCD...

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Sony Bravia with Phillps dvd player


The DVD player may have multiple output formats that can be displayed. Sounds like you have the composite output selected when you have the component output selected on the DVD player. Check the menu options on the DVD player and confirm they match the way you have the player connected

Aug 31, 2008 | Sony BRAVIA KDL-40S2000 40 in. LCD HDTV

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No picture


Hey motherann,

If your TV has only been having problems displaying a picture when using the DVD player (and normal TV stations are unaffected), you may only need to check the connections between your TV and DVD player to resolve the issue.

Most DVD players will connect to a TV using component video cables, an HDMI cable, a composite video cable, or an S-Video cable. HDMI and S-Video ports generally have a unique enough shape that the cables used to make those connections cannot be used anywhere else, but the same unfortunately does not apply to component and composite cables. Component and composite video cables share a similar shape, and can often be confused if the identifying marks on the cable itself, TV or DVD player have been removed. Composite video cables are traditionally a single connection that transmits the entire video signal from the DVD player to the TV, while component cables are a series of three cables that each transmit a portion of the same image.

The first thing I would suggest checking is that each cable is correctly connected to both the DVD player and your TV. Make sure that the cable(s) connected to your DVD player is plugged into the appropriate "Video Out" port, and attached to the TV at the corresponding "Video In" port. These ports should be labeled on both the TV and DVD player for easy identification, regardless of where the connections are located. Additionally, many manufacturers will even color-code both the connection ports and the cables themselves, to ensure that the right cable is used at any given time.

In the event that everything has been set up correctly but the TV still does not pick up a video signal from the DVD player, there could be a number of other potential problems: the cable being used could be defective, one of the connection ports used (on either the DVD player or TV) could be defective, or they may even be a loose connection inside the TV or DVD player.

Replacing a defective cable is generally the easist possible solution to this type of scenario, but if the problem still persists after doing so, you may wish to consult a repair technician to determine the cause of the problem.

Hope this helps you out.

Sincerely,
Aaron
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May 24, 2008 | Sony BRAVIA KDL-40V2500 40 in. LCD HDTV

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Sony pfm42x1 colour problem


Check the settings in the menu and make sure you have the input properly set to RGB and not color difference settings (Y, RY, BY).

Apr 22, 2008 | Sony PFM-42X1 Plasma TV

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No picture


Try to connect a DVD player or some other device to get video into the TV, just to make sure is not your digital box.
Try all the video inputs if possible.

Mar 08, 2008 | Sony BRAVIA KDL-40V3000 Television

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