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Rolling picture on TV while playing back Hi8 tape on TRV460

I use the A/V wire to connect the Yellow/White/Red pins in my TV to my handycam.

Now when I playback a previously recorded Hi8 tape, the following is noticed:
a) Picture on TV appears in black and white
b) Picture continuously rolls
c) Sound is heard very clearly

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Hello richiehere,
Check and correct Color System of your TV set. I think you have Multi-Color System TV set and Its not match with your camera system.

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