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Black and white picture

Bought new tv and plugged in ps2 but what ever I do the picture is black and white - any ideas??

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  • adrianevans1 Jan 08, 2009

    Yes PAL region plugged yellow,red and white connections in back of TV,would buying a scart adapter so the cables plug directly into scart? Any help would greatly be appreciated!!!!

  • adrianevans1 Jan 09, 2009

    Great Thanks for your help.

  • cmac29 Jan 10, 2009

    I have A Samsung LCD TV and a PS2. It has Yellow, red and White cables. If I plug the cable television into one set of components I get colour, and if I plug the PS2 into the same plugs I get colour. If I try and plug the cables from the PS2 into either component 1 or 2 I get black and white PS2 pictures. There is only one set of YRW plugs to plug into the back of the TV.  Its driving me insane. Please help me fix this problem.

  • Stephen Munn
    Stephen Munn May 11, 2010

    Are you by chance playing in a PAL region?

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Since you're playing in a PAL region, it sounds to me like you're using the wrong connection for your system. You don't need to buy an SCART adapter for your cable, but if you pick up an RGB cable for your PS2 instead of composite, you should be fine. This is assuming you don't have a composite connection somewhere on your TV. Component (Y/Pb/Cr) would also be a good option. I can recommend a store here in the US, but I don't know if they ship internationally. The linked item is an S-Video cable, which will work well if you have an S-Video connection available. You can look for the other options on the site. Good luck!

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