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Everything's in black & white

I'm attempting to transfer VHS tapes to DVD using a Mitsubishi HS-U778 I bought new but hadn't used before now. Even after adjusting the tracking, I can only get a clear black & white picture, never color. I've tried this on several commercial VHS tapes as well with the same result. Any help will be greatly appreciated! Thanks.

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Re: Everything's in black & white

Are you using the s video socket if so you will get black & white picture you need to use rca phono to rca phono or rca phono to scart lead to record to dvd burner. as I do alot of copying over myself i never use s-video socket due to cable wrongly wired for colour just black video signal. hope this works for you

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