How to switch back to NTSC from PAL without being able to see player menu
I switched TV system from NTSC to PAL and none of mine TV supports that, now I cannot even see player menu only thing I see are stripes all over my tv, so no sound no pic at all. Already tried to switch to defaul settings by pressing OPEN, Prog+Zoom but it didnt do anything. Is there a reset button or can someone tell me how can do it without seeing menu step by step. TY
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Hi, are you using a UK pal tv? Chances are you are watching a US region 1 dvd which is encoded in NTSC. This will play in 525 lines and black and white on a UK PAL tv. Does your DVD player have an NTSC playback to PAL tv swich? It would simply be labeled "PAL" and "NTSC" If not on the back then possibly in the menu. If you have the switch select NTSC and try again.
Hope this helps
Steve at Olive Country Computers in Spain
Check your DVD player's color system, most multi system dvd player has to be set(PAL or NTSC) manually, NTSC for American standard. Look for this button could be a mechanical switch at the back or at the menu. Some machine need to reboot after setting. Hope this helps
You have to blindly instruct the NTSC/PAL menu item, which toggles between NTSC and PAL;
This is how it is done:
1) turn your dvd player off.
2) Turn it back on and make sure there is no DVD in the player tray.
This will ensure the menus are active
3) Using the remote, press the dowm menu selector key exactly three times
4) press the center menu select key once.
This will activate the display adjustement menu
5) press the down menu key exactly once.
This will activate the NTSC/PAL menu
6) press the center menu key
The player should now have switched back to NTCS if it was in PAL.
IF it was in NTSC it should have switched back to PAL.
Note: If you still have the manual you can follow the menu tree blindly using the instructions in the manual. The above sequence is for activating the NTSC/PAL menu.
This player can also switch to progressive scan, which creates a similar problem. At least the progressive scan menu has enough warnings before it will actvate.
Now I am in the same situation as you were.
I am planning to buy one sony camcorder from US. But it supports only NTSC.
But My TV is philips 29PT7322, User Manual says it supports, NTSC and PAL colour systems. But I am not sure it works or not.
Can you please help me with your experience.
Thanks in advance,
Dear brother at first u insert a original copy righted disk and check .And there is an option for swithing in menu for PAL and NTSC.And also please check ur TV is supported NTSC3.15 colour system,If not check ur player in a multi system TV.
Dear brother if u r a technician please can u mail me the IC number of IC104 in signal board under the lense mechanism in the same RCA RC5215P DVD player,becouse I have missed this IC from my player
is your tv is the same tv that u playing before? coz according to you if u play ntsc there is no problem. if ur tv is multisystem, u can change the tv system menu to auto, but if not u cannot watch coz ntsc tv only accepts ntsc signal.