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Playback of DVD's and hard drive video recordings produces distorted color. Looks like the full color spectrum is not reproduced. Any tricks to try for a home fix? Other input sources to the TV are OK.

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  • gopako Feb 02, 2010

    This problem began without any changes to hookup or cables. It had been working fine since being hooked up a few months ago and no cables or hookups were changed to any related components.

    I will try a new cable to the TV in case a cable defect occurred on its own. The DVR output routes through the surround sound receiver so I'll try the cable test direct to the TV.


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You may be experiencing macrovision copyright stuff. I have had it happen to me. Does the picture seem dark and reddish? If so, I am pretty sure that is what is happening and as far as I know, there is nothing you can do about it. I may be wrong about that, but that is what I was told sometime ago. Good Luck.

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This may seem trivial but I find that not overlooking the obvious can be helpful. Is this unit hooked up through component (separate RGB)? If so ensure that the three wires are positively identified and connected to the proper jack on each end. Reversing two of the wires would give you the problem which you described. The fact that other inputs are fine eliminates the tv as the problem. Check out the hookup and get back to me. If the unit is hooked through DVI or HDMI try a new cable as yours could have a broken wire in it. Let me know how you make out.

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