Problem with TV out on Radeon 9600

By chris86 ยท 6 replies
Jan 23, 2004
  1. I have a Sapphire radeon 9600 and i connected a SVHS cable from my card to my TV. I can not get a picture though. When i look at the "Display" tab from advanced settings ( of the display properteries), there is a red cross on the "cable picture" by the TV -picture. I guess the card does not recognize that i have a tv connected. I tried "force detection of my TV" in the "Troubleshoot" window but that did not help either.

    Any thips?
  2. MrGaribaldi

    MrGaribaldi TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 2,512

    Are you using the SVHS cable that came with the card, or another one you had lying around?

    I had a similar problem some time ago when trying to connect my 9700pro to my VCR... It didn't work...

    But when I finally found the original cable (man I never knew I had that many cables!), everything worked as it should...

    Just a thought...
  3. chris86

    chris86 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I've tried several calbles, both the orginal and some other...
  4. cokecan72

    cokecan72 TS Rookie Posts: 35

    would it be anything to do with the jumper on the card it self? the NTSC/PAL one???
  5. chris86

    chris86 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Are you sure there is a jumper on the card that controlls PAL/NTSC? In that case, that's probably the problem.
  6. cokecan72

    cokecan72 TS Rookie Posts: 35

    dont know if it is on the card??? i have a radeon 7000 and its on that, so im just assuming it is cos thats what the problem sounds like
  7. Jerico

    Jerico TS Rookie

    Hi, there!

    I'm having kind of the same problem with my 9600 retail lite version, only difference is I'm able to locate my tv by using "the force tv" option. The picture is, unfortunately, in a lower quality than when this is working correctly :(. The colors in the picture is either to much, to dark or to bright :)

    I was wondering if you might have solved the problem with the tv-out on your sapphire card?
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