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Problem With Xbox 360 Color Depth


I just started having issues with what looks to be the color depth on my 360. It worked fine this morning and now I see aliased gradient lines. I've tried all the obvious solutions. Any ideas?

Thanks in advance,

- Jesse

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  • TurboD Jun 12, 2008

    I'm having exactly the same problem, beginning last night. Have tried it on different TV sets, and with different cables (HDMI & component) and the same happens. Weirdly, it's fine for around 5 minutes after I turn the console on, then it suddenly 'clicks' into this strange colour mode, where there are no gradients of colour - just blocks of it that don't blend into each other.

    It's like on a PC when you turn the colours to 16 bit. Any suggestions?

  • chad88 Jul 04, 2008

    same problem as above... is fine for a couple of minutes, then the color goes...

  • Anonymous Jul 07, 2008

    Same hear... Microsoft asked me to send them the Console...

    I live in Israel, so it will cost me an arm and a leg to ship it to them.....

  • katom Jul 07, 2008

    Same here, I guess I'll ship it to them...

    I live in Israel so it will cost me an arm and a leg.

  • mattcould Aug 02, 2008

    I'm french, and I've got the same problem since I plug my Xbox with HDMI cable... my wii or my TV work fine, it comes from the xbox for sure.
    I think I will contact Microsoft this week...

  • Jesseu Sep 11, 2008

    ... thanks for the suggestions but I fixed my problem a while ago... I bought the Xbox 360 Elite and have had no problems yet.

  • katom76 Sep 13, 2008

    I'm Katom from Israel from couple of posts before, MS told me to send it to them but I'll need to pay for the repair, the costs of sending it and repairing it will cost about 60% of a new one, and I heard they send you a refurbished one which some say get the red ring after a week or so, so get yourself a new one like I did, it's much cheaper that way.

  • skins4life81 Jan 25, 2009

    i was playing maddden 08 today then the color went into a greenish tint whcih went on and off.. so i tried switch the cables around but that did not work.. so i tried switching the tv and the other tv had the same problem but with a purplish tint as well as the green one... i am very frustrated... does anyone no what to do or if this is a problem with the system or cables? thank

  • lgiskate248 May 12, 2009

    I was playing GTA and the screen had like a weird green hue to it and I was playing on a HD tv with HD turned on. I let it cool down then I tried again it was fine but the sound was weak like I would have the volume on my TV and the Pistol would sound like a Nerf gun. I switched it to Regular TV The sound was on but it wasnt HD :( The green came back when I was playing Resident evil 5 which I rented from Blockbuster. Afew days later I turned it on and No picture or sound on Regular TV and HD TV modes. I dont think I got a warranty so I might send it to the 360-Pros since I live near them. Heres a link. I have tried different "ports" in my TV and still no luck. My friend thinks its my a/v Cable and says he will bring his spare cable over to my house and fix it for $10.00. Please Help.

    - Nick
    (GT: iSkate248)

  • dujjom May 11, 2010

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Wow i have no idea what to do with my Xbox #360 Elite. I was playing halo3 and my screen started acting up, and the colors on the tv were flashing.. red pink green and blue.. but i could still play.. so i shut it down then turned it on and had no picture

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Ohh!! i have the same problem too with my XBOX 360 Elite!!! Imagine that i opened my xbox today (13 of june 2008) and after i played 10 minutes it happened!!!! :(

I will probably go back in where i bought it and be given a new one.

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