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Playing movies in black and white

My unit will only play movies as black and white. Even the Sony intro page is black and white. The surround sound package was installed at my parent's house and tonight was the first time we tried to watch a movie using the DVD. The VCR unit plays movies in color.

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Re: Playing movies in black and white - Sony DVP-NS315 DVD Player DVD & Blu-Ray Players

System settings--color-pal ntsc secam=auto

Posted on Jun 24, 2015

Re: Playing movies in black and white

Use a scart lead to connect it to the TV, that should cure it.

Posted on Mar 29, 2008

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