Works on monitor but not TV

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    Profile photo of raya

    Hi all!

    I’m currently working on a retropie build in an old broken nes chassi. I’ve gotten so far that I’ve got both my Trustmaster controllers working and I’ve been playing a little.

    However, the emulationstation won’t start on my TV (LG lcd). The screen gets black after the Emulationstations splashscreen. Works like a charm on my pc monitor. Worth mentioning is that I have played one session on the TV that worked without issues. But after configuring second controller and adding a few more ROMS it doesn’t work anymore.

    Tried different powersources from 1A to 2.1A with same results…

    Anyone got an idea on what the problem can be?

    Best regards!

    Profile photo of wibell02

    I am actually having the same problem but in my case it works on a 720p LCD and not on a 1080p LCD. I’ve tried everything I can think of. Forcing HDMI, forcing VGA, changing/trying different screen resolutions, X and Y configuration. The only way I could get 1080p TV to work was to remove PSX/N64 roms. Depending on which settings I try, sometimes I get a frozen blinking ES splash screen and other times I get a black screen that I can launch games from but cannot see what I’m choosing.

    I’d really like to find a resolution to this annoying problem.

    Profile photo of raya

    Hi there and thanks for answering!

    I really got my hopes up after I read your reply and removed all PS and N64 roms. Sadly that did not help…

    Guess I got to keep trying stuff.

    Profile photo of karloss

    I had a similar issue, would work on 17″ monitor, but not on 42″ tv, I have to change my memory split to 256/256 then it started working.

    Profile photo of raya

    That did it! Thanks alot for the help!

    I had the value higher then 256 for some reason.

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