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When tv is in composite video screen is black and white and fuzzy

When I try to hook up anything up to the composite video jacks the screen is black and white and fuzzy. I was able to fix this problem in the other modes by turning video to user modes but for some reason this won't work for the composite. And other settings turn all red or blue

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Sonds like u are using a PAL signal with the input set to NTSC or vice-versa.

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