The DVD device is somehow stuck on black and white. Cable is in color, it's only the DVD device that seems to be affected. Even the DVD "blue" screen is in black & white, which suggests to me that it is the TV and not the actual DVD player. I can't find anything in the manual that even begins to suggest that this could ever happen. I'm sick of messing with it. Please help.
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Re: DVD's play in black and white
Anytime you connect componet signal (green red and blue)to regular video inputs (yellow) end will have same effect. make sure that if you are using component signal from dvd player you have to connected to component input in the set.
component signal will use green red and blue for video and red and white for sound.
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what output connection are you using? (svideo can cause this if it's not properly supported on both devices) What format is the video stream NTFS or PAL? some devices don't like one or the other format. This issue could be linked to your dvd player or your TV so please investigate what I have suggested and post back here if you have no luck :O)
Ok, I'm not sure what you mean by digibox. Under what conditions are you able to see things in color? Is a digibox a seperate device you can get to work with the same connection as your player? If one device displays color on the same connection and another doesn't then that seems to rule out the television being the problem. Can you clarify a little more?
Since you're using a composite cable (yellow RCA) that carries both luma (brightness) and chroma (color) information, it's not the cable that is the problem.
That means it's either the DVD player itself, or the TV. If you have another video device (VCR, etc) that you can connect to the TV, try that. If the other device also goes from color to black and white, then it's your TV. Otherwise the problem is your DVD player.
Since your TV only has mono audio (white RCA, but no red) I would recommend getting a new TV if the TV is to blame.
if you are using S-video cables for your video, try replacing the cable. svideo has 2 lines in it, one for color (chroma) and another for brightness (or black and white-ness (lumina)
if one of those little pins is broke, or missing, or the cable is bad, this may be the case.