I am using a Comcast Motorola HD box with component cables. I can get regular channels no problem, but when I switch to an HD channel, it's scrambled. I can hear the sound though. I have switched out the cables, tried calling Comcast and Mitsubishi, but no luck so far. Any suggestions? Thanks.
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Re: HD Picture is Scrambled, but Has Sound
A Sure fire way to fix this is to see if your cable box has a HDMI output and your TV has a HDMI input. If they both do , get a HDMI cable to solve your resolution issues. A plus for this also is better signal quality than component cables. Also, the HDMI carries audio so no need for the RCA cables.
If your cable box does not have a HDMI- go to Comcast and trade it for on e that does. Should be free.
I had the same problem
you have to set up the componant on DTV.
the signal my be hd 1080i and the only connection with componant that can support this is the DTV port.
the other componant connections only support 480,
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No HD channels on a DCT700, you have to have a HD capable box from comcast. Usually $8.95 a month for box rental. Don't know a lot about DVD players. If you get a comcast HD box, and have an HD TV, you should use an HDMI cable for best picture. Second choice is component cables. Those are the red, white and yellow or red, white yellow, blue and green cables.
To get an hd picture you have to use a digital input and this cannot be done by simply turning it to a channel. You need to hook up your HD receiver (box) to your tv using either an HDMI or a Component which will be a cable that looks similar to an rca but there are three of them and the colors are bed blue and green. If there is a red, blue and green on the back of the cable box and the tv hook them together with a component cable and then find the input on your tv that correlates to the compnent connections and then even after all of this you need to be tuned into a channel that is offered in high definition and if you have cable like I do the high definition channel will be a seperate channel from the regular one. Comcast in my area puts the HD's from channels 400-500. For example my espn HD is channel 403 but just regular espn non HD is on channel 27 in my area.
I also have a Brand new Sony Bravia 52" LCD with Comcast Cable (motorola box).When switching between HD Channels sometimes the left side of the screen shows a smushed version of the new channel, and the right side is a frozen picture of the previous channel. I correct this by switching to a non HD channel and back. Cable or TV problem I wonder?
So, You have Five cable leads, The rgb get plugged into there corresponding colors and the other two are your Red and White Audio Input ------Correct? You do not use the in4, that is for a pc with horiz and vert sync. You use input 1 rgb and plug the red and white into the audio input.....your done!
1st, see if you can get another cable box that offers component as well as RCA outputs on the back. Does your cable box have S Video out and does your toshiba have S Video in? If so, hook up the S Video from cable box to Toshiba. Then hook up R&W audio from Cable Box out to Toshiba In. Set the channel on the cable box to what you want to record. Set Toshiba to record channel 3 or 4, whichever your Toshiba is set on. The cable box controls the channel you are recording. You cannot set the recorder to the channel you want to record. It must be either 3 or 4. Try it. If everything else fails, you have to go cable from wall to cable in on cable box, cable out on cable box to cable in on Toshiba then either cable or RCA out on Toshiba to TV.
Depending on your cable provider, some of the HD channels may be present. If so, these are ususally located in the upper channel numbers. It sounds like you are receiving some of the HD lineup. A cable box will probably allow you to view more HD channels including the premium HD channels if you subscribe to them.
You should not be noticing a delay with the HD channels only. If this is what you are experiencing without a cable box, then it would be an issue with the HD tuner built into your TV set. LG customer service can let you know if there are any software updates available for yourmodel that can resolve this. Additionally, if you are getting your sound from an Home Theater system then you will notice an echo if using the TV's built in speakers at the same time. This is sometimes mistaken as an audio delay. If you are using a home theater system, be sure to disable the speakers that are built into your system.
I had the exact same problem on a brand new Insignia 26 " LCD with DVD. Comcast tech was able to fix it by changing the Comcast box diagnostics. Here is what he did. Using the Comcast remote with the TV on - press power, cable, menu in that order. A comcast diagnostic srceen will appear. Select Additional HDMI options, then audio options. Change the audio options to L-PCM. Press power again to exit the diagnostics. That will fix it and you get to use the HDMI cable.
well dvd player is only 480 i ok not 720 unless its blue ray so dont even do that coupont cables usallly 480 also with comcast outs do u have hd then use one with hdmi outs ok coxal digtal cable works great also better rcas
i know this problem, happened to me with the comcast Motorola HD receiver box. The key is with the setting in the cable box.
Switch on the TV.
Set the channel to normal tuner channel 3 or HD input.
Turn off the cable HD box.
Press the Menu Button on the Cable box or the remote.
You should see a Menu.
Use the cursor keys to navigate
The default setup is also one of the option, Right click on your cursor keys acts like the computer keyboard enter key and applies the change.
The default setup is 16:9, the shacking would happen if you have set the picture type to "PAN SCAN". change it to either 16:9 or 4:3 Letter Box. The shacking should stop.
Hope it helps.