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No color on playback

My dvd vcr combo no longer plays DVDs or VHS's in color. Television color is excellent, but no color when using playback. Have red/white/yellow connector cables for audio/video and they seem to be connected in the right places.

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SOURCE: just got this dvd/vcr combo

Please look at the following link for a manual:

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SOURCE: install s-video cable now dvd is black & white

you might have a bad cable just because you get a great picture but no color.i would exchange the cable where you bought it and try another one.

Posted on Dec 06, 2008

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SOURCE: progressive scan

I had the same problem once and the solution is to reboot the DVD player. to do this you need to unplug the unit for 3 or more minutes and then you will have to go through the setup process again but everything should work fine and interlaced (not progressive) should be the dvd format again.

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SOURCE: Playback Problem

open the recorder, 4 screws at each corner, wipe the playing head and the voice reccognition head, to the right of the playing head head with a baby wipe, you will be amiazed what **** comes off it. DON'T scrub it just wipe lightly, spin the playing head so it's clean. If you have a lint free cloth ( a glasses cleaning cloth you get in the case is brilliant) Try the tape (before you put it in make sure everything is DRY!) and your problem should be solved. It worked for me! and that came from a TV engineer

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SOURCE: If I videotaped an HBO or Starz movie onto a vhs

yes because there is no incription code

Posted on Sep 05, 2009

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SOURCE: Only sound and No picture in Toshiba DVD/VCR combo


maybe your connections are wrong.

The yellow pin is for video, while the white and red pin are for audio left and right.

So, your wires will be connected to video and audio "OUT" from your player and connected to "IN" respectively on your TV.

That's how it gos. Its a input and output law. The Player will be sending out the pictures and sounds (OUT) and the TV will be receiving from the other end (IN).

Its as simple is that. But if there is still no picture, then cross check your video wire (yellow), maybe its bad.

Good luck.

Posted on Apr 28, 2010

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