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Plays vhs tape in only black and white (no color).

When i play a vhs tape in the samsung dvd vr375 recorder it displays on the tv in black and white (not color), when I play a dvd it displays on the tv in color (good). how do i connect it up to make vhs tapes play in color? i had it connected to AV2 then changed the connection to HDMI and both methods still only played vhs tapes in black and white.

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