Does the component (rgb) output work? I an view with the non hd(y) fine but when I route with component cables I get weak or no video signal
The component output is simply a pass-through. So are you putting a component signal in ?
Yes...I tested the component out put from the satellite box straight to the tv and it works but when put to the HDTV sling box...no signal
But when you plugged the component leads back in the Slingbox did you also reconnect the TV via an HDMI cable ? If so, remove the HDMI cable from the TV and see if it still doesn't appear.
When connected all the way through with component cables and no hdmi connected, the sound and picture are good on tv , sound is good on iPad but no video
OK, no explanation for the iPad, but your solution just means your TV provider has implemented HDCP, which disables the component output if the HDMI cable is used. You need to complain to them.
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