I am trying to boot up the old Nintendo 64 for some nostalgic gaming, but the video input stays black. I have it connected to an Onkyo AV Receiver, which is connected by HDMI to my HD TV. When I connect the Nintendo 64 directly to the TV, there is no issue, so I know the problem is not the Nintendo or the cables. I also have an original Xbox connected to the receiver with no problem. I even tried switching the input ports with the Xbox and Nintendo and again the Xbox works just fine, but the Nintendo's video still stays black.
This problem is confusing me very much, as I can't think of any reason why it isn't working. In fact, I am pretty sure when I first bought the receiver everything was working fine (this was about 6 months ago) but when I go to play it, it doesn't work!
I have gone through the AV Receiver settings as well, to see if there was some funky setting the got switched on/off that might be messing up the picture, but nothing.
I just don't understand why/how the Xbox which uses the exact same input (Yellow, Red, and White input cables) as the Nintendo 64 works, but the Nintendo does not.
Any tips/pointers about how to fix this would be appreciated. I would like to not have to switch the Nintendo directly to the TV, having to switch the input in more than one place, defeating the purpose of having a Receiver.
Software/Hardware used: Nintendo 64, Onkyo TX-NR676