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1999 Sony Wega rca video inputs all stopped working after disconnecting cable. Is there a way to fix this?

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    The Spaminator Feb 28, 2021

    Hi K Howard, we want to help you with your question, but we need more information from you. Can you please add details in the comment box?
    what is the rca cables connected to at other end ?
    have you reconnected the rca cables to the tv ?
    did you plug cables into the rca inputs video and audio ?
    Yellow plug goes into Video in
    Red goes into Audio in
    White goes into Audio in
    suspect with the limited info given that you may have plugged video into component in rather than av in ?

  • K Howard Mar 06, 2021

    Hi, here is more detail. Prior to the issue the TV was connected to Comcast cable via a converter box, a vcr/dvd combo player was connected via rca inputs (yellow to video, red and white to appropriate audio inputs) in input #1 (of three) and an NSES was connected via RCA cables to input #2 and everything was working just fine. We never watch cable on this tv. It is now used almost exclusively for retro video game systems. So we disconnected the cable and returned the box to Comcast. The only other thing that changed is that we moved the TV by about six inches. We have now tried the vcr/dvd player and two different retro video game systems, one of which is an NSES, in all three inputs. On all three we get sound but no picture. But the menus (accessed with the original remote) show up just fine. We then attached the vcr/dvd player using the the rca audio cables and an s-video cable and everything works perfect. But only one of the three inputs includes the s-video input option. We went to a store and found an rca to s-video converter and are able to connect one game system at a time this way (everything works) but would really like to be able to use all three inputs. I can’t figure out why all three rca video inputs would stop working all at the same time. I did a factory reset and fixed the channel to channel 3 but nothing changed. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated! Thank you! (Please excuse any delay in response -single working parent without much free time).

  • K Howard Mar 06, 2021

    I may have meant SNES - the video game systems are my sons and I can’t keep their names straight ?????

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Do a factory reset to this set, and then check. To make it factory reset, you have to enter its service mode. If you wish to get some details; check the site linked here. Pull up older posts.
https://elektrotricks.blogspot.com/
https://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/
Service mode entry, adjust and exit procedure to many popular brand TVs are given. Never forget to exit the service mode, after all adjustments have been done.
NB: Please read and understand well, the instructions to enter the service mode, before you begin. Be very careful. Note how to "EXIT" the service mode; after entering and adjusting data. This is very important.

Service mode entry procedure of almost all Sony TVs [LCD & CRT] are similar.

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