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how to hook up a WII to a samsung LED TV,

by gregz52 / November 23, 2009 8:26 AM PST

Does anyone know how to hook up a WII to a samusung LED tv, I already have the rca jacks in use for another device, will the USB connection work? is there a possible HDMI cable crossover for a WII? thanks. Gregz

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Compoment Cables . . . .
by gandalf1369 / November 23, 2009 9:11 AM PST

If I were you I would buy the Wii compoment cable and just use those to hook up to your TV. You could then set the Wii to 480p resolution - slightly better than the 480i resolution you get from the composite cable.

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Good suggestion....
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / November 24, 2009 11:27 AM PST

Or, if you have more RCA devices, you might consider a switch box for RCA ports. These can be found at Radio Shack stores, or your local electronics gadget store, and if you don't mind standing up to push a button to go from one to the other, they can be obtained pretty inexpensively. Many gaming shops (GameStop, etc) either stock them, or could tell you where to find them locally.


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fixing Wii black and white
by mayp1965 / December 25, 2010 11:33 PM PST

I just bought a Samsung 6500 LED and had the same problem. I switched the Red and White plugs and put the yellow in the green and all works great. Good Luck!


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Great Thank You
by 1027barb / January 6, 2011 12:18 AM PST

This worked great thank you!!

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(NT) you rocked it and it works!
by hermithole / April 24, 2012 5:21 AM PDT
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great advice
by ewshorty / December 3, 2013 6:05 AM PST

I never would have figured out that the plugs needed to be switched. Thanks for your posting.

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Black and white
by sis_reeves / September 30, 2015 4:46 PM PDT

I've connected the component cables from WII to my smart tv. It all looks good, sound check, image check... But it's now black and white. What do I do??

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I wonder if the TV is set to Component mode.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 30, 2015 4:58 PM PDT
In reply to: Black and white

It varies with each TV. Let's get the full model number or better yet, how about a link to the maker's site for that model.

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how to hook up a WII to a samsung LED TV fix
by TrololoPikachu / June 28, 2013 4:08 PM PDT

First, hook up your red cable to the R. White to the L. Yellow to the Green. Then go to your Tv's menu via remote. I dont remember where but there is a sources one. Click the one under TV. Then you should be on your Wii screen. If not, your cable is either loose, or probably your wii is off. This is exactly what I did to set it up.


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(NT) Thanks for the help!
by JMP9999 / January 27, 2014 10:06 PM PST
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(NT) switching wires
by judycutter / December 28, 2015 3:43 PM PST
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(NT) it really works
by judycutter / December 28, 2015 3:44 PM PST
In reply to: switching wires
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(NT) How do you hook up a wii to a Samsung led tv?
by Claybonbernice / December 28, 2015 4:43 PM PST
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