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Eddie Garcia Posted on Jun 17, 2006
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DVD Plays in Black and White

I no longer have the origianl cables that came with the dvd. i was using monstercables and S video to hook up to my big screen. all was fine till i moved 3 times. Now im trying to hook up the dvd but The movies play in black and white? Not sure if if im missing a cable or just plugged in the wrong place? Ive tried plugging in differnt areas without any luck. I do Loans, and Im not good with hooking up anything electronic. I just got my Direct TV Hooked up so can I connect to that?

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    i try hooking up the dvd to the tv and its not showing the movie for my little girl.

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Depending what cables you have, try plugging only the yellow cable into "video out", I previously had red, white, and yellow cables plugged into "comopents out" and only got black and white. Doing only the yellow into video out gave me color.

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my cable works fine...but when i plug my dvd player in (via monster cable, video out to input 1 on my tv), it's scrambled. first it was black and white, then i messed around with it a bit, and now it's color but scrambled.

tv is a 32 inch sanyo

any suggestions?

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I had the exact same thing after moving. I found out that it still played some movies with color, and the ones that were b&w I could play if I used another output. With mine it was the analog that got screwed, but the RGB still worked well. It could be that your S video has gone b&w but RGB/analog will still show color. Check it out and post back. Good luck

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I had a same problem. My manual was lost and I was lost with my problem. But then I discovered a switch on the back panel of the dvd player. I think I had accidentallly switched it to RGB/Composite-mode and I switched it back into Component/Composite-mode. And the colors came back ooohhh so brilliant. I have my dvd connected to tv via scart cable. So I think that your problem could lie there: on the back panel of your dvd player. Jukka

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SOURCE: Playing movies in black and white

Use a scart lead to connect it to the TV, that should cure it.

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SOURCE: DVD player only plays DVD in black and white - what's wrong?

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?

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