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Any problem hooking up both component and AV for one device?

by Vance14 / March 27, 2008 12:50 AM PDT

My kids' Wii can use either component or AV connections and some games look better on one and some on the other. Is there any problem (on the TV side) leaving the Wii hooked up to the TV using both connections so they could just choose the connection that works best with a particular game?

If there is no particular problem on the TV side, then I will ask in a Wii forum whether there is any problem on the Wii side, having the signal go out through two different cables at the same time.


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AV connectors? Terminology problem.
by NM_Bill / March 27, 2008 3:08 AM PDT

Maybe HDMI, RCA jacks, s-video, or optical to go with or replace the component.

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Sorry, RCA jacks
by Vance14 / March 27, 2008 3:26 AM PDT

Or, in case I have even that wrong, the red, white and yellow connectors.

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Ah, hold on, maybe a moot question
by Vance14 / March 27, 2008 4:22 AM PDT

Maybe a nevermind here. Silly question to begin with since the two cable options use the same input on the Wii! They can not both be connected at the same time. So, if they want to switch, they would have to unplug the one and plug in the other, then change the resolution option as well.

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