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Toshiba Colorstream+Component Cables+Wii??

by sup909 / July 2, 2007 5:46 AM PDT

I have a Toshiba TV that is not HD, but does have what appears to be component inputs. The Red, Green Blue on the back. However, in my Toshiba manual it states that this input is called Colorstream. Nowhere does it mention what we traditionally just call component inputs.

Now I tried to hook up my Nintendo Wii to my TV via component cables and the image displayed all distorted, but as you see in scrambled TV channels. I tested the Wii on an HDTV with components and it worked beautifully.

Does anyone have any input on this at all? Is the Toshiba colorstream something other then component input, or is there something I need to adjust that could get my Wii component inputs to work on it?

Thanks

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Toshiba ColorStream
by johnbuker / July 2, 2007 7:52 AM PDT

"ColorStream" is nothing more than Toshiba's trademark name for their component video interconnect- it shouldn't function any differently than and other standard component interconnects.
What model is the Toshiba TV?

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Possible solution
by johnbuker / July 2, 2007 7:55 AM PDT
In reply to: Toshiba ColorStream

The settings on many TVs that have component interconnects may require that you designate the type of input/output being used or the image may not be properly displayed. Progressive scan is often not enabled by default, even when component video output is selected. Check in your menu options.

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Menus says DTV and DVD for Colorstream input
by sup909 / July 2, 2007 8:42 AM PDT
In reply to: Possible solution

Hmm I am not sure what model the TV is. I cannot find a model number on it and it is a few years old now, but I did notice that in the menu for the Colorstream input there is DVD and DTV. It is currently set to DVD so I guess I will try it at DTV.

I did not know there were different settings for progressive scan like that.

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Toshiba colorstream vs component video
by robwill78 / December 28, 2008 7:26 AM PST

I have several old Toshibas and several DVD players/recorders.

To make this work.
1) Do not select progressive scan (P) mode. Stay in the (I) mode. The older Toshibas with colorstream don't support ptogressive scan.

2) make sure Y Pb Pr mode is selected in the DVD player set up menu (In other words, turn off S-Video). Remove any S-Video cables.

3) connect Y-Y, Pr - Cr, and Pb - Cb.

It should be working in interlaced mode.

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plz plz help me color problems
by diamond blackman / March 16, 2016 7:29 PM PDT

so i was plugging in my Wii and all i see is black and wight what am i suppose to do about that i cant see anything because of it in black and wight and i can play my Michel Jackson game and im really devastated because of that if someone can provide me with help that would be great also im just a middle school er Confused and my family also dose not know anything about this so i figured i can get some help an anyone out their help me out i would appreciate it very much thank you very much and if you have any ideas ill tell my family and try my best if it dose not work then i will come back and try over again so plz someone plz try to help me Plain out i would be so happy that i can play my Wii with color and not black and wight even tho it dose not matter if your black or wight lol i miss Michel Jackson and playing his game would make me happy just to see him dance even tho its not really him on the game but anyways plz just help Grin

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This sounds like the inputs are in Component mode.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 16, 2016 7:42 PM PDT

Please top post with the full model number and the product manual (link or copy of the manual) so folk can check it out.

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COLORSTREM
by diamond blackman / March 16, 2016 7:35 PM PDT

maybe if you get a HD cord you could probably try that and then it will probably work that what im trying and ill try my best if im right i will get back to you on it. <3 MischiefHappySadGrinLoveCoolDevilSillyAngryLaughWinkBlushCryConfusedShockedPlain

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