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I have an iomega screenplay HD which works perfectly with on the TV when connected with a scart cable, however when I try to view the same files using a HDMI cable to connect to the TV the picture appears green almost and is very poor quality! Does anyone have any ideas on how to solve this problem?

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Go into the iomega settings menu while being connected to the tv via hdmi and try changing the display settings

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When connecting a ScreenPlay to the USB port on a computer, you should always power down the ScreenPlay first, then connect the USB cable and turn power back on. This changes the ScreenPlay from video mode that allows it to communicate with a TV set to USB mode that allows it to communicate with a computer.

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