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DVD will only play in black and white

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I had same problem. Solution was very easy. I checked the S-video cable connectors. One of the connectors had a broken pin inside it's housing. I immediately replaced the old cable with a monster cable...I instantly had color.

Posted on Apr 13, 2008


Go to setup, then change the av_channel

it will work

Posted on Feb 14, 2008

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Ok they have 4 causes. 1.laser lens 2.flex ribbon wire drive 4.change motherboard. OR CHECK THE PALSECAM AND NTSC SELECTION ON YOUR REMOTE CONTROL. THAT IS FIRST IMPORTANT! CHECK YOUR SYSTEM (PAL or NTSC).

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