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DC doesn´t has image

I recently started playing with my old dreamcast and whenever i turn it on i don´t get any image on the TV.Sometimes i can´t even hear the CD spinning.
Does anyone knows the solution to this problem?

Thanks in advance

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  • Anonymous Apr 25, 2008

    me too!!

    ugh!!

    i hear it spinning, but no sound and no image.

    its plugged in just fine,

    whats a problem??

    D:

  • Wesley Gardner
    Wesley Gardner May 11, 2010

    also I find a/v ports on tv go alot more these days as well. so you might wanna make sure your tv is still doing fine.

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There is no video and/or audio.
There could be a number of reasons for this. Check the following first:

  • Make sure the brightness adjustment on the TV is not turned down.
  • The Power Cable should be firmly plugged into the back of Dreamcast and also into a working outlet.
  • Make sure your TV is plugged into a working outlet.
  • Make sure Dreamcast and the TV are turned on.
  • If you're using the Stereo A/V cables:
    Make sure the Stereo A/V cable is firmly plugged into Dreamcast. Make sure the other end of the Stereo A/V cable is correctly plugged into the audio/video terminals on the back of your TV: yellow plug to yellow video terminal, white plug to the white (left) audio terminal, and red plug to the red (right) audio terminal. If your TV has only one audio terminal, use the white plug in the audio terminal and leave the red plug unplugged.
  • Make sure your television input (Television/Video switch) is set to Video.
  • Only use a Sega authorized Stereo A/V cable (part #MK-50157), RF Unit (part #MK-50159), and Power Cable (part #MK-50158).
  • If your TV has more than one set of A/V input terminals, try different A/V input terminals. Make sure to set the TV to the correct auxiliary setting. Refer to your television's operating manual to ensure you have made the proper settings. If necessary, try different A/V input terminals. When doing this, be careful of electric shock. Unplug both Dreamcast and the TV before checking the plugs and terminals.
  • If you're using the RF Unit:
    Securely plug the TV OUT cable from the RF Unit into the TV and the A/V IN cable from the RF Unit into the A/V OUT terminal located on the back of the Dreamcast console. Make sure to set the TV to the correct channel.

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Try a different av cable or jiggle the connectro on the dreamcast av port

Posted on Jun 28, 2008

  • anonymous anonymous Jul 02, 2008

    push the connector in more, i had the same problem yesterday


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