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Hi, I have a Wii game and am trying to hook it up to my smart TV I can hear that it is on but I cannot see the Wii on the Tv can you tell me what I am doing wrong. Every thing is connected to the Tv

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Connected via HDMI? Make sure you are scrolling the Source button on the remote to access that HDMI port or whatever input you are using..

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SOURCE: hooking up wii

you can do it multiple ways. like putting the cords into the dvd then putting the dvd cords into the tv, or put it into the tv, or hook it up to satilitte and hooking up to the tv. your choice.

Posted on Dec 26, 2007

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Your LCD TV should have one of the following types of inputs:

  1. Composite. This is usually a yellow jack, along with red and white jacks for audio.
    If your TV has these, which it should, then the cable that comes with the Wii will plug directly into these jacks. Plug the yellow to the yellow jack, the red to the red jack, and the white to the white jack.
  2. S-Video. This is a flat black jack. There are four little holes, and one "flat" rectagular hole. There should also be a red and white jack that go along with this for audio.
    In order to connect to this input, you will need to purchase an S-Video output cable for the Wii. Most stores that sell Wiis will sell a third-party cable for this.
    This connection will give you a significantly better picture than Composite.
    S-Video does not carry audio, so you still need to plug the red plug into the red jack and the white plug into the white jack or you'll get only video and no audio!
  3. Component video. This is a triplet of Red, Green and Blue jacks. There is usually a set of red and white jacks along with them for audio again.
    This connection will give you the best picture, and you can set your Wii to EDTV (Progressive) mode.
    To connect to this input, you will need to get the Wii Component Video cable. Most stores that sell Wiis will either sell the official Nintendo one, or a third-party cable.
    Connect the red plug to the red jack, the green plug to the green jack, and the blue plug to the blue jack. Also connect the red audio plug to the red audio jack and the white audio plug to the white audio jack.
    Be careful not to get the red audio plug confused with the red video plug!
    If you see a picture, but the colors are wrong, then you either swapped the red and blue, or you connected the red audio plug instead of the red video plug.

Posted on Apr 05, 2008

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SOURCE: Hooking a Wii to Dish Network reciever(not a hd tv)

It sounds like you have a pretty new TV. This means that there should be multiple AV jacks in the back for setting up your many components. Plug in the receiver into #1, the Wii into #2, and any other equipment you may have (DVD, VCR etc.) in the same way. You should then use the original TV remote to switch between Video 1, 2, 3 and so one for each compnent you want to use. The button on the remote will be labeled video, tv/video, input select, or input, something like that.

Hope this helps!!

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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does your tv have scart sockets?

if so you can buy this adapter that on one side is the scart socket and the other is the yellow red white sockets


something like this


http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Switched-SCART-Adapter-Red-Black-Yellow-RCA-Socket_W0QQitemZ260520047480QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUK_Computing_CablesConnectors_RL?hash=item3ca8347378

Posted on Dec 31, 2009

SOURCE: Hooked up my Wii to a new TV, Now color is bad

I suspect you have it hooked up wrong check, Color to color, this is what can make it green, if not that then ensure your format is ok either PAL or NTSC, check.

Posted on Apr 02, 2010

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