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My DVD playes only shows in black and white

I can't seem to figure out how to change back to normal colr on my dvd player

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Re: My DVD playes only shows in black and white

Grab the manual and the remote, my guess here is you have accidentally changed regional setting, depending on where you live.

Some remote controls have a button, it's simply a matter of identifying the said button and pressing it again to change your regional setting back to it's original.

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1) for DVD player: using remote control locate "setup" button and click.a dialogue box should appear indicating " audio setup" video setup" etc.....
2) select and scroll to "video setup". in video setup there should be an option to choose "AUTO" "PAL" or "NTSC"
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