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My screen on my tv turns white when I turn my NES on? What is wrong?

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The console is having difficulty reading the cartridge. Check the console for dust and/or dirt and give it a good cleaning with a can of condensed air. Also check the cartridge for dust and blow that out thoroughly. It should work after that. Put the cartridge in, making sure it's pressed in all the way and enjoy!

Note: Some NES consoles get a bit finicky in their old age so you might need to make sure the cartridge is in there firmly. I still have my NES and after 21 years it still works great.

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72 pin game cart adaptor needs replacing. they can be purchased for around £10 and make it work like nes

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SOURCE: My normal NES shows a white screen when its turned

Well its because that you have a bad capacitor and it needs to be replaced then.

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Note: This type of connection is not possible with the newer-style NES.

Installation Steps:

Locate the Audio/Video inputs on the back of the TV.
Place the yellow end of the AV cable into the Video "in" on the back of the TV. Connect the white or red end of the cable to Audio "in" ("left" or "mono"). Use a slight twisting motion when inserting each cable and ensure the cables are firmly pressed into the input.
On the other end of the AV cable, plug the yellow end into the "Video" (yellow) input. Plug the white or red end into the "Audio" (red) input, on the back of the NES.
After the system is connected to the TV:

Insert the Game Pak firmly into the Control Deck.
Plug the Controller(s) into the front of the system. Use the far left port for player one.
Plug the AC Adapter into the back of the system . Plug the other end into a wall outlet.
Press the Power button in on the front of the NES.
Turn on the TV and locate the input select. It is often called: TV/Video, input select, AUX (auxiliary), Line, Line In, Input, Source, Select, In, or EXT (external). Switch the input select to show the Nintendo game.
The game image should now be displayed on the screen. You are ready to play!
If after following these directions you are not able to view the game (for instance, if the red power light flashes off and on), try our Troubleshooting Tips.

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You will need a composite RCA video cable. On the right hand side of the NES, there should be yellow and white RCA connectors, plug the yellow and white ends on the cable into them, then plug in the yellow and white connectors on the other end of the cable into the equivalent connectors on the TV. Turn on your NES. Your TV remote should have a button labeled "Input" or "Video Input" or something like that, press it a few times until you see the game. Enjoy! (Don't forget to blow on the cartridge if the game won't start, LOL)

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I just tried to try my NES (wichs hadn't been use for a long time) again. When i plugged everything and turned the NES on, the light start blinking. Then, I put a game in it and opened the tv on channel 3....


Hi,

You can try to change the input to Video instead of channel 3 since you're using a RCA (Red, Yellow and White) cable.

Thanks for using Fixya.

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Note: This type of connection is not possible with the newer-style NES.

Installation Steps:

Locate the Audio/Video inputs on the back of the TV.
Place the yellow end of the AV cable into the Video "in" on the back of the TV. Connect the white or red end of the cable to Audio "in" ("left" or "mono"). Use a slight twisting motion when inserting each cable and ensure the cables are firmly pressed into the input.
On the other end of the AV cable, plug the yellow end into the "Video" (yellow) input. Plug the white or red end into the "Audio" (red) input, on the back of the NES.
After the system is connected to the TV:

Insert the Game Pak firmly into the Control Deck.
Plug the Controller(s) into the front of the system. Use the far left port for player one.
Plug the AC Adapter into the back of the system . Plug the other end into a wall outlet.
Press the Power button in on the front of the NES.
Turn on the TV and locate the input select. It is often called: TV/Video, input select, AUX (auxiliary), Line, Line In, Input, Source, Select, In, or EXT (external). Switch the input select to show the Nintendo game.
The game image should now be displayed on the screen. You are ready to play!
If after following these directions you are not able to view the game (for instance, if the red power light flashes off and on), try our Troubleshooting Tips.

Note: This type of connection is not possible with the newer-style NES.

Installation Steps:

Locate the Audio/Video inputs on the back of the TV.
Place the yellow end of the AV cable into the Video "in" on the back of the VCR. Connect the white or red end of the cable to Audio "in" ("left" or "mono"). Use a slight twisting motion when inserting each cable and ensure the cables are firmly pressed into the input.
On the other end of the AV cable, plug the yellow end into the "Video" (yellow) input. Plug the white or red end into the "Audio" (red) input, on the back of the NES.
After system is connected to the VCR:

Insert the Game Pak firmly into the Control Deck.
Plug the Controller(s) into the front of the Control Deck. Use the far left port for player one.
Plug the AC Adapter into the back of the Control Deck. Plug the other end into a wall outlet.
Set the VCR's TV/VCR button to VCR. You can put a movie in the VCR, press play, make sure you see the movie on the TV, then press stop. This puts your VCR into VCR mode.
Turn on the NES by pressing the Power button on the front of the Control Deck.
Turn on the VCR and locate the input select. It is often called: input select, AUX (auxiliary), Line, Line In, Input, Source, Select, In, or EXT (external). Switch the input select to show the Nintendo game.
The Game image should now be displayed on the screen.
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Set up the NES to play a game.
Insert a videotape and press Record. You can now tape your video game playing for posterity!
If after following these directions you are not able to view the game (for instance, if the red power light flashes off and on), try our Troubleshooting Tips.

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