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Plays in black and white only

Has 5 video jacks with different colors, purple, green, not getting in color

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  • workingman07 Feb 26, 2009

    Whoever i bought the system from must have given me the wrong cable, there are 5 wires, 2 reds, white, green and purple.

  • Jim London
    Jim London May 11, 2010

    Hi, There is only one av cable out of the Wii, which has a red, a white and a yellow. What are you looking at?

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Hi, the colors on the cable you have are colors used for an audio cable, the purple is a dead giveaway it is used for a subwoofer. The Wii doesn't split the outputs into composites which is why you are not getting color. It is like the difference between mono and stereo. Get a new cable with the video all in the yellow connection and this will fixsya!

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