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    I just recently bought an Odyssey and I am having trouble with it. I have all of the cords inserted correctly (as far as i know) but when i insert a card into the Odyssey all that shows up on the screen is black and fuzzy. Would it help if I hooked it up directly to an old tv that had the uhf things? Please help.
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    Don't you have to put the overlays on the TV to make it look like anything? I hooked that thing up one time, and that was it for me. The overlays are made for those huge honking furniture TVs, so I was out of luck in that department.
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    yeah, i know what the overlays are for. but on every card i try there is a black screen.
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    Sorry, I thought you meant that the sprites were fuzzy. When I hooked it up to my TV without the UHF things, it was fine.
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