What happens if you pull the aerial connector out of your TV?right guys finally decided to get the above machine and it is brilliant buy i have got a slight problem
if i go in to system menu/title list or while watching sky via it i can see faint bars scrolling across the screen left to right
anyone know what this is and how i can cure it
What happens if you pull the aerial connector out of your TV?
If it goes away, it's undoubtedly an off-air TV signal from your TV's internal tuner being sent out of the same SCART socket that's carrying your DVD recorder's pictures into your TV. This can crosstalk in the wires in the SCART lead, especially if it's poor quality. Unless you specifically need this facility, the simplest solution is to open up the SCART plug at the TV end of the lead and snip the wire going to pin 19. Diagram here:
This isolates the video output of the TV from the SCART cable, thus it can't crosstalk into the incoming video. Be aware that pin 21 isn't actually a pin, it's the metal screen case around the SCART plug.
I know what it is because it has happened to me. You have a signal set as composite somewhere, and if you change it to RGB it will give you a perfect picture.
So maybe you have 2 scart sockets from sky, and one is composite, or you have a composite setting in sky.
time to change the scart lead for a fully shielded one then
and have you got an aerial lead from the actual sky box to the recorder at all ? yes or no ?
does it still happen in the menu if you disconnect line 1 scart ?
The TV has a sequence of 'AV' settings which I am not clear on:
'AV1; RGB; SAV2; AV3; SAV3'
'RGB' looks horrible, with all the wrong colour tones, and colours blurring into each other, no matter what is viewed at that setting.
No idea what SAV is, but if selected, the view is grey and noisy.
What happened to 'AV2' I don't know!