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    Wii outputs Component but not Composite

    I have a wii that works fine when using a component cable.
    When I plug in the composite cable there is no video output.
    And when I plug in a scart cable, the image is not synced properly. You can see the text / menu but it is garbled over the screen and every 5 or 10 sec. it loses signal and then comes back. The fuses to the composite out are OK.
    Any idea what this could cause?

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    Quote Originally Posted by erikie View Post
    I have a wii that works fine when using a component cable.
    When I plug in the composite cable there is no video output.
    And when I plug in a scart cable, the image is not synced properly. You can see the text / menu but it is garbled over the screen and every 5 or 10 sec. it loses signal and then comes back. The fuses to the composite out are OK.
    Any idea what this could cause?
    Let me ask you the n00b question of the day: did you check your Wii's settings? You have to change the output in settings to support whatever hookup you're using. Example: in my bedroom I have it composite; when I moved to the living room, I changed it to component as better hookup there. The Wii does not auto-detect output method...

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    I installed the whole system from scratch. Everything is off and only a bare system is used. That should have brought all settings to default again.
    And when I take another wii I can use all three cables without an issue and get a screen on all of them (composite / RGB / Component)

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    Your Wii "remembers" it's settings (um, NAND functions without power in its capacity to keep that in memory). "Should have" as opposed to please check doesn't seem that much to ask. Please check your settings; this is meant to rule out a simple thing, that's all.

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    I just checked it, tried all 3 display types available but still no composite video on it.
    Think it is broke

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    Sounds like something ain't right. Thanks for checking on the settings (to rule out it being set improperly). I'd use it in component for now... I mean you said it still works in this mode, so...

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    you got peloader you can change the settings in that for composite ...also what setup you running neogamma wiiflow usb loader gx? these can all affect settings ..also the game you trying to play ntsc or pal ?

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