No color when using PS2 on plasma screen with some games
i have a modified PS2. it works very fine on a normal TV however while using plasma screen, with some games it gives black and white pictures. for instance the F1 racing and WRC racing games gives black and white on plasma while on normal TV gives color pictures. Worth mentioning that with other games this PS2 gives colors pictures on teh same plasma screen.
please advise on teh reason and how to solve this issue
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Hi, these are reasons or problems that can affect ps2 color.
Its the model games your downloading. the unloaded didn't upload it right. The problem would have to be your PS2. When you modded it, the PS2 must have had something changed in it. That thing that you changed may not allow it to read the color on certain PS2 games. You either have to buy a new PS2, or figure out what you did wrong when you modded it.
its something with the chip u used... i did the same thing and replaced it and im working fine now... u should think about getting magic swap... requires no modding to play station and i hear from people that it works well
The thing in the back that hooks up to the back of the tv or cable connection needs to be changed
This may sound stupid and completely obvious, but mine occasionally play without color as well. Try jiggling the RGB cable from the back of the console.
because its the way they made them the only difference is the type of film they use other tha that game play is still the same
go to game stop or a game shop 4 them to fix or it might be that your psp had been dropped or something that happened to it .
If you are not using hi-def cords or if you've tryed it on multiple TV's, then I would guess it is the video card (so only bad-graphiced games would work). Not sure for ps2, but ps3 video cards can be replaced for around $110.
it sounds like your tv is being classified as insecure (some older models of hd tv as well as regular tvs do not always pass the "test" but will "pass it" on certin other occasions) it means that the ps3 may have determined that the tv can be used to rip the disk, if you are using hdmi try switching to s-video or composite. my ps3 did the same thing. I will try to remember how to fix it. untill then you can try my solution or try sombody else.
is u r ps2 modify if yes than try this
turn off u r ps2 and press 2 buttons togather trangle and cercle now turn it on u get one menu in u r screen and in first line of menu u get ntsc wrriten press X buttons u get it change turn it in pal o r ntsc
now press start button in u r joy stick it will display setting saved now turn off ps2 and turn it on now u get colours in u r games . REMEMBER U R PS2 SHOULD BE MODIFY SO U CAN DO ABOVE SETTINGS
WITH MODBO 3.0 IC IT WILL DISPLAY MATRIX WHEN U GET IT START U R PS2
The PS2 console is capable of playing the following. PS1 games with Black media, CD, CDR, PS2 silver back media. PS2 Blue backed media, PS2 Gold backed media, and DVD. I am not sure if will play DVDR. If you system is not reading all of these it needs cleaning and fine tuning. www.playstationclinic.com can help If your Electronically Skilled go to my website and contact me for tips on how to fix your PS2. If you would like The playstation Clinic will Repair your unit for $25 plus shipping to and from the Fountain Inn, Sc location.
I have had this happened when the PS2 has heated up my TV's color was going nuts. The color needed for the different games is sometimes too much. Let the TV rest for a while, then the TV, game should be fine.