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DVD to Plasma connection puzzle

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by andrew_ross, Apr 25, 2005.

  1. andrew_ross

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    Hi, first post here...
    ...have run out of ideas on how to solve a connectivity problem between my DVD Player and Plasma.

    I have:
    Panasonic TH37-PWD6 (Plasma TV)
    Sony DVP-S335 (DVD Player)

    The DVD player has SCART, composite & S-Video outputs
    The Plasma TV has 5 BNC (RGB/Component), S-Video & PC Serial inputs.

    The S-video is taken up by the cable box. So I'm trying to convert my SCART to RGB. I have a converter between the two:

    http://www.cypress.com.tw/product.php?PId=2264&CId=007&CName=Video Processors&SR=0

    The cable from the DVD Player to the converter is a directional SCART:

    http://www.hificables.co.uk/ProductDetails/mcs/ProductID/11122

    The cable from the converter to the TV is a 3-pin RCA cable (with BNC adapters at the TV end)

    The input on the TV is set to RGB (Sync on Green)
    I don't have a picture at all...
    ...but the display does NOT say: "No Signal".

    Any clues on where I'm going wrong gratefully appreciated!

    Cheers
    A.
     
  2. tamthetim

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    Under setup on the remote change the signal to component not RGB as you've selected.

    Cheers, Tam
     
  3. andrew_ross

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    Okay, you got me there...truth is, I had tried both RGB (on various syncs) and Component. Clearly it's supposed to be component 'cos that's what the adapter is outputting.

    However, Component gives me the same output: nothing (black screen).

    Any more clues?

    Thanks in advance, guys.

    A.
     
  4. Mep

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    is dvd player set to output rgb? (and not s video)
     
  5. Mep

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    and is the scart definitely the right way round....i find it never very obvious with those ixos cables
     
  6. andrew_ross

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    If I connect the S-video cable up instead of the SCART, I do get output...so I guess that answers the question about whether it's outputting RGB or S-Video....so the next question is, if that's the case, how do I change the output?

    I'm pretty certain the Ixos cable is the right way around because it has a helpful arrow on it showing the output direction.

    Thanks again.

    A.
     
  7. hornydragon

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    in the DVD plsyer menu there will be an option for AV or video output (should be) it may be labelled PAL or composite at the moment change it to RGB
     
  8. andrew_ross

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    That absolutely did the trick...
    ...job's a good'un!

    Thank you so much! :clap: :clap: :clap:

    A.
     
  9. hornydragon

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    congrats.............. :smashin:
     

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