Wii connections to a Plasma TV

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  1. Zing

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    I won a Microtek 42" plasma TV earlier this year. I am using it as part of a home theater I am putting in my basement.

    Right now I have a DVD, VCR, and a Pioneer receiver hooked up to it. I also have Energy Take 5 speakers connected to the Receiver as well.

    The problem I am having is I want to connect a Wii to the Plasma, but I have no more video in's to use. The TV only has 2 video in's and a component in.

    Any suggestions on how to connect the Wii to the plasma with out losing any of the other hardware components ? If I had lose the VCR, I would be okay with that.
     
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    So the set has no HDMI ports and only has one component input? You could always buy a component switcher.

    Component switch

    Then buy a set of Wii component cables and you should be good to go.

    Wii Component cables
     
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    I thought you said you didn't have any more open inputs. Sorry about that.

    If you have an open component input, just buy the Wii component cables I listed above and you should be set.
     
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    Thanks for the link -- awesome price! Can anyone attest to the quality of the monoprice Wii component cables?
     
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    The cable I got from them on Monday sucks. The color is way off and I got a terrible buzzing sound coming from the speakers.
     
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    Sounds like you mixed up the red audio cable with the red component video cable. Swap the two and see if it fixes the problem.
     
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    I must have mixed the 2 red cables. I re-connected it last night and everything looks good now.

    Thanks.
     

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