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My Sega Genesis Generation 1 does not show up on my tv. I think it may be a problem with the AV cords, as I bought them off of amazon. What can I do to fix this?

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Tey use the normal Sega cords...if need be get an old tv

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http://www.amazon.com/s/?ie=UTF8&keywords=sega+genesis+cords&tag=googhydr-20&index=aps&hvadid=2858659671&ref=pd_sl_8zrz6m8bxu_b

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