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DVD is playing in black and white

Using component video cables, the DVD picture is in black and white. I have switched the cables around and can get a very blue picture only. The DVD worked fine with a different television set. There do not seem to be any settings within the DVD player set up that need to be changed for video and I have already changed the setting on the back of the DVD player.

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  • cook8108 Feb 22, 2009

    I have identical problem and am pulling my hair out to solve it. We just got satellite so everything is new and had to be reconfigured. I get either black & white or if I play with switching cords around I get Blue. My dvd is Cinevision and we have a Samsung TV.

    I did finally unhook dvd and take in bedroom just to make sure all is ok with player. Got same thing at first but by some miracle I got it to work with our old Tv.



    I have to turn off satellite but right now I have the Dvd hooked up with the Red,White, and Yellow cables on back of Dvd player in the top position, and then just the Red and Yellow into the back of my stand up Modular (red=audio L and Yellow=Video/skipping the white cord). (My dvd has no cable jack on back you only have options of the 3 cords or S video).

    It is working perfectly fine although I have to switch back my red/white/yellow cables from my satelite to modular to watch TV again. This is all such a pain for someone who is electronically challenged like me.

    Anyway - if I happen by chance to be able to convert what I did to my Samsung in the Liv. Room. I will (first jump for joy) then share what I did with ya. In the meantime if you figure it out first, please let me know as well.



    I am going to see if somehow I can transfer this back to our Liv. Room with same effect.

  • cook8108 Feb 22, 2009

    oops- sorry about typos and sentence structure not sure what happened there and how one of my sentences got on the bottom when I was typing my response??? I can type- just can't hook up electric components.

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Ok - I did exactly what I did in bedroom hook up that worked in Living Room and Wahla I have color (Yeah!)

Here are my hook ups - hope it works for you as well.

Back of Dvd player
I used a 3 prong Red -white-Yellow hook up cord
(Sorry for lack of correct terminology)

Red = Audio Right (red input hole)
White = Video Ca (my input hole is blue)
Yellow= Audio y (my inpput hole is green)
*note cinevision player no cable jack on the back of these

Back of Samsung TV

Red= Audio R (on Left side of row - off to side it say AV IN for this row)
White - Audio L (on Left side of row)
Yellow = Video (same row this is on far right side of row)

I do have to change my TV input to AV on my remote (I have Air, Av1, and HDMI2 with my Direct Satelite) and my Tuner to Dvd so I have pic and sound.

Hope this helps someone else.

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Check the norm pal or ntsc,or video format

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