Yesterday i was unhooking an old vcr and radio and may have messed up the cords for the tv and dvd player, but my son was also messing with the remotes too....
our sony dvd player DVP- S360 is only playing in black and white, the sound and picture are fine but i can't get color back. i tried the program and menu options but can't find anything about color versus black and white. thanks.
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The machine has a power supply problem, usually a filter capacitor that is open causes the issue. But just to check, unhook the cords from the new tv, now turn on the dvd/vcr combo to see if it will power up, if it does please let me know, if there is no change you will need a shop technician to check it.
There should be a DVD/VCR button on the remote control which will toggle the machine from one playback source to another. If she has pressed the VCR button then the machine will only playback tapes & not show DVD's. Press this button & the DVD's should play. If you look closely at the front window of the machine it will show what mode it is in ie VCR or DVD, set this for the DVD to get it to play.
you can hook the cable box into the vcr and then out of the vcr into the spliter which will turn your tv red/white/yellow signel input into two inputs( you can get this at most radio shacks for about $7.00 dollors) this leaves you with one more input for the dvd player
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for the black and white screen output of your DVD and VCR.
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" 3) choose "auto" then check if any change in screen color.
for VCR, locate a switch or button indicating "PAL" "Auto""PAL SECAM" "NTSC". same with the dvd choose and select "auto"
note: if you still have the manual for both VCR and DVD check the instruction with regards to video color setting.