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Black and White menus and playback

Hi there. When we connect the DVD-R to the TV, the images are in black and white only. This not just for DVD playback but for menu's etc as well Any suggestions? I don't have a "switch" on the back of my player as suggested by another answer. Thank you! Since my son dropped the remote our DVD-R won't play in colour. No idea of which Panasonic DVD-R it is, just 4 yrs old from new. All menus and playback in B&W - sound quality fine. Must be simple fix but tried everything: new batteries in remote; checked all SCARTs; rebooted everything; re-installed factory settings. TV works fine with other inputs so not TV. Help pls?! UK query so no US specific info pls - and if you are kind enough to help, pls put in idiot-proof English as I can't make head nor tail of much of the response material on here! Thx

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If you are connected on av2,make sure it is not on av2s,as this will give a b/w pic

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