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Xbox 360 plays black and white all the games - Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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  • Kennybh Jan 12, 2008

    I have a 100HZ tv, and some of the games only show in Black and White, could this be a problem with the cable??

  • Bob-arooga Mar 22, 2008

    X Box plays only B&W on MOST TVs. Connected to existing XBox (Colour !) cables and still B&W. Connected to new(er) TV, plays colour.

  • luvcost Aug 04, 2008

    my xbox 360 play all games black and white

  • patidapad Oct 27, 2008

    sme ere my scrn comz black an white so wat cn i do,plz tell a solution plz

  • GVarela Nov 30, 2008

    its in black and white

    and its not the cables like we thought because we used my friends cables

    do we need to send it in or can we do this manually?

  • neil marriott Dec 09, 2008

    soetimes when i turn my xbox 360 on it comes up b/w.if i turn off and turn box on side and start it comes up colour..i may have to do this a couple of times ..anybody help with this

  • Anonymous Jan 07, 2009

    Everything is black & white with my xbox360

  • Anonymous Jan 07, 2009

    ............i have the same problem

  • Anonymous Feb 07, 2009

    Mine has been like this for a month and hasent got better or worse but when i use my other tv i get flickers of colour which is odd or i will get bands of distorted colour. Ive tried using other video cables didnt help will probably have to send it in to get repaired.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2009

    same thing

  • killakez Mar 15, 2009

    My xbox only plays black and white. This really sucks because to send it in and get it fixed costs $100. I just sent it in last year also for the red ring and i feel they should have checked all of the hardware to make sure it wouldnt break in less than a year agian. Microsoft sucks I wouldnt own a 360 if it was not for halo. **** bill gates!

  • spike09 May 06, 2009

    had xbox 4 about 3 months but just now tuned black & white kinda old style if u want that but i dont HELP

  • daderj May 11, 2010

    Solution Link . . .




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We just got an Xbox 360, and the cables to hook to the TV are in 2 clusters of 3 - seemingly 3 for audio and 3 for video input. Not so! We have an old Sony Trinitron that has only one video in and one audio in on the back. When I plugged in one audio cable from the Xbox (the white one) and tried each of the 3 from the video group, I got a picture with the green plug, but only back and white. It turns out, if you have an old TV, you need to ignore the group of green, blue and red plugs entirely. Plug either the white or red (or both if you have 2 slots) audio cable into your audio inputs, and then use the YELLOW one grouped WITH THEM to plug into the video input on the TV. Bob's your uncle! If you have only a coaxial input on the back of your TV, Radio Shack sells a thing that takes the 3 (red, whte and YELLOW) from the Xbox and output a coaxial cable.

Posted on Dec 26, 2008

  • aidencatania Dec 28, 2010

    i am going to by an xbox 360l,but which one do i by the white or black


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This is hapening to me- i took my english 360 to korea and its in black and white on all thier tvs- i think its to do with the different tvs they have- hope this helps

Posted on Dec 25, 2007

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Try using another video hookup. If it still does it, then try it on another TV. If that doesn't work, then send it in to Microsoft for repair.

Posted on Dec 22, 2007

If you are trying to use the hi def cables on a non hi def tv the screen will be black and white. I found this when i tryed it o my non hi def tv.

Posted on Mar 27, 2008

If you are trying to use the hi def cables on a non hi def tv the screen will be black and white. I found this when i tryed it o my non hi def tv.

Posted on Mar 27, 2008

Go to your xbox settings and click visual and change the pal settings

Posted on Dec 25, 2007

Go to your xbox settings and click visual and change the pal settings

Posted on Dec 25, 2007

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Posted on Jul 23, 2007

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run through your initial set up again.

Posted on Aug 19, 2008

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SOURCE: i need help xbox 360 black screen

OK, I think I can slove your problem.

There is a slide setting thing on your av cord that gives you the option of using TV or HDTV (look near the end of the cord that slides into the XBOX 360), You will see two choices for settings on the cord "TV" or "HDTV".
Just make sure that you have it on the correct setting. I had the smae problem. My XBOX 360 is not hooked up to HDTV, so for me it should stay on TV. But somehow when I took out the cord I accidently slide it to HDTV.

I simply slide it back to the "TV" Setting and in about 30 seconds it worked perfectly.

I hope this helps you.

Posted on Dec 29, 2008

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