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HDTV problem Whenever i plug in the red green blue cables into the hd, and then select the video 4 the picture is just wavy lines of colors, like bad signal from an antenna but with colors. This is from a computer s-video(i think) cable to red green blue then to the tv. Svideo cable works fine but the picture is so blurry i cant read the text of my icos on the tv.

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You should test the TV set using a known good source such as a DVD player with RGB outputs to drive the set. If it is good, then this rules out the TV set from being at fault.

From experience, many times I found compatiblity issues between computers and TV sets. The computer's resolution and refresh rate must be set exactly to the TV's capability.


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