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Vizio flat screen has very red tint when using HDTV component cables

I just got an HD reciever today from the cable company. I switched the regular av cables for the HD component cables that the comapny provided with the HD box. When i turn on my Vizio 42" flat screen the picture comes in a strong red tint. What should i do?

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Ummm... i have the same problem and its EVERY type of cable that causes the red tint. its the tv itself. replacing all the darker colors with red. explain that?

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There's a picture type setting in the cable box that must be changed. Call technical support for help on this issue.

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Sounds like you may have connected the cables incorrectly, or the cable may me bad. The cable company likely provided you with component video cables, which are red green and blue. Ensure that these are connected to the correct plugs on both ends of the cables.

If that does not fix the issue, I would ask for a replacement cable or box.

You may also be interested in buying an HDMI cable if your box supports it.

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