Xbox Component Cable flickering issue

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Xbox Component Cable flickering issue

Postby Spiny57 » Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:29 am

It goes black for a sec for me
anyone help!

Do i need a better component cable?
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Re: Xbox Component Cable flickering issue

Postby chickenwings247 » Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:39 am

I would first try another cable to see if its the cable or not and if its not the cable I would open up the xbox and check all the connections that correspond with the outputs because I feel like a solder could be a bit loose or something lol idk thats basically what I would do.
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Re: Xbox Component Cable flickering issue

Postby stillcool » Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:51 am

Are you using it in Component on the TV or YPbPr as I have one TV that only has this instead of regular Component and mine flashes black for a second too.
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Re: Xbox Component Cable flickering issue

Postby oldxbox75 » Mon Dec 11, 2017 12:23 pm

I tend to agree sounds like a faulty connection.
Take the Xbox Apart.
Remove Motherboard.
Flip it over.
Re-Solder all the pins for your AV Jack.
Flip it over
Also While you have it out lightly press the 2 top connector pins down on the outer shell as this helps with grounding issues which can create similar issues as you are describing.

Sometimes a 15k resister running between Composite Video Out and Component video out can fix this issue
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Re: Xbox Component Cable flickering issue

Postby Adam1987 » Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:01 pm

By any chance do you use it with an earlyer model LGTV? If so, then it's a sync issue (TV's fault) which can be mitigated by powering off the TV for a few seconds and switching on/off AV mode in the quick menu.
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Re: Xbox Component Cable flickering issue

Postby Undiscoveredbum » Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:18 am

Late to the party here but my Xbox does the same n I have an LG TV.
Black flicker across a number of 'boxes n cable makes. It's not a massive issue once you get used to it.
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