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Blue Picture TV to DVD... What's going on???

by jgfdawg / October 7, 2008 12:14 AM PDT

I have my dvd player hooked up to my tv via component cables and I've tried both tv compoent slots 1 and 2, and 2 separate dvd players, but the picture is always blue or black/white. I don't have this problem with regular red, white, yellow audio video cables. I'm assuming it is the new cables I bought, but however if anyone has an explanation or has experienced this, please let me know.

thanks.

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Been there.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 7, 2008 12:49 AM PDT

I had to find a menu on the player to tell it to output component video.

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and if outputed properly then...
by ahtoi / October 7, 2008 2:34 AM PDT

the connection/s is not securely connected.

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They Are
by jgfdawg / October 7, 2008 3:24 AM PDT

The connections are connected. Remember, I have 2 separate sets of component cables, each of which has been detached and reattached multiple times, and tried with 2 different dvd players. I'm getting the same result.

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Still there.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 7, 2008 3:47 AM PDT
In reply to: They Are

None of our players would output correctly till I found the setup menu and set it to output component video.

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Bob is correct. The menu is the answer
by Dan Filice / October 7, 2008 4:34 AM PDT
In reply to: Still there.

On all DVD players I've owned, I needed to go into the menu and choose the output to be component. The same applied to setting the DVD player to output to Progressive Scan, which not all TVs display, but on those that do, you also need to get into the menu and choose that option to use that output option.

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