Over a couple of weeks the TV in the monitor began to separate colors into stripes. It would go from stripes to good color - back n forth. Now the TV has no color - only black and white transmisson. The monitor itself has good color. The cables are tight. The settings are normal. The monitor has always been slow to paint pictures, such as the shortcut icons, however the problem seems limited to the TV. The TV picture is not as sharp as it used to be but it is not fuzzy. The monitor is 3-4 years old.
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Re: TV lost it's color. It is only black and white.
Either you have a problem with your aerial or a hardware problem with the internal TV tuner, make sure any other TV's in the house don't have the same problem.
You can try a chip-set reset, unplug power and hold down the on button for 30 seconds (time it to be sure).
The manual for this TV is not readily available so I can't tell you if there is a reset option in the On Screen Display, you'll have to press menu and have a look through, but if there is use it and see if it helps.
Failing that it's sometimes possible to fix this kind of issue by unplugging power, taking the casing off the TV with a screwdriver and re-seating any internal cables you can find, but as I stated info on this TV is not readily available so can't tell you for sure.
If non of this helps it will likely cost you more to get it repaired than to replace it.
Hope this helps but message back if you need any more info.
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Factory side wires:
Orange is constant 12 volts
yellow is switched 12 volts
Tan LF +
Lt Grn RF+
Drk Grn RF-
Lt Blue RR+
Drk Blue RR-
The aftermarket reverse harness should be mrked I hope that helps
It may sound strange but be absolutely sure the cable is plugged into the monitor. Adapter on the computer.
The serial adapter on the back looks just like video.
Video actually has a faintly noticeable monitor icon rigtht next to it.
Plugging into a serial can eventually blow out your monitor.
Also, a.badcable can do the same thing.
And if you have messed up the monitor's settings you will see the same
1991 Ford Explorer XLT Radio and Speaker Wire Colors
Pulled out the stock radio and found two plugs on the back of it. One plug had 7 wires (Power, Dimmer, Amp etc.) and one had 8 (Speakers).
7 wire plug (I could see these wires immediately from the plug):
Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ wire = Light Green w/ Yellow Stripe Car Radio Ground Wire = Black Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ wire = Yellow w/ Black Stripe Car Radio Dimmer Wire = Light Blue w/ Red Stripe Car Radio Illumination Wire = Orange w/ Black Stripe ?? Don't know ?? Red Wire (No power to wire Constant or Accessory) Car Radio Amp Wire = Blue
8 Wire Plug (Wires were wrapped in a grey outer sleeve, had to cut sleeve to get to wires.):
Right Front: White w/ Green Stripe (+) Brown (no stripe) (-)
Right Rear: Purple w/ White Stripe (+) Light Blue (no stripe) (-)
Left Front: Light Green (no stripe) (+) White w/ Orange Stripe (-)
Left Rear: Light Blue w/ Black Stripe (+) Yellow (no stripe) (-)
Speaker Wires (found at the individual speakers in the doors)
Right Front: White w/ Green Stripe (+) Green w/ Orange Stripe (-)
Right Rear: Orange w/ Red Stripe (+) Black w/ White Stripe (-)
Left Front: Orange w/ Green Stripe (+) Blue w/ White Stripe (-)
Left Rear: Red w/ Green Stripe (+) Red w/ Blue Stripe (-)
Factory in-dash wire harness that
snaps into the factory radio.
AS VIEWED FROM MATING END OF CONNECTOR
E F G H I N O P
A B C D J K L M
Note: using an optional snap on wire harness adapter will simplify the wiring. Most snap on
wire harness adapters have already converted and color coded the wires from the auto
makers in dash wire harness to match typical aftermarket radio wire colors.
** The wire colors listed in the chart above are typical for these vehicles during these years
but may not be the exact colors for this vehicle. This is another reason to use a snap on
wire harness adapter. **
Typical Honda/Acura "Typical" New Radio
Pin What It Is In Dash Wire Color Equivalent Wire Color
A Right Rear Spkr (+) Red w/ Yellow Stripe Purple
B Left Rear Spkr (+) Blue w/ Yellow Stripe Green
C Power Antenna Trigger Brown w/ White Stripe Blue or Blue w/ Wht Stripe
D +12 Volt Ignition Wire Yellow w/ Red Stripe Red
E Right Rear Spkr (-) Brown w/ White Stripe Purple w/ Black Stripe
F Left Rear Spkr (-) Gray w/ White Stripe Green w/ Black Stripe
G Ground Wire Black Black
H Do Not Use
I Do Not Use
J +12 Volt Battery Wire White w/ Yellow or Blu Stripe Yellow
K Dash Light Dimmer Wire Orange
L Left Front Spkr (+) Blue w/ Green Stripe White
M Right Front Spkr (+) Red w/ Green Stripe Gray
N Do Not Use
O Left Front Spkr (-) Gray w/ Black Stripe White w/ Black Stripe
P Right Front Spkr (-) Brown w/ Black Stripe Gray w/ Black Stripe
White/Yellow Stripe or White/Blue Stripe
Left Front Speaker (+)
Left Front Speaker (-)
Right Front Speaker (+)
Right Front Speaker (-)
Left Rear Speaker (+)
Left Rear Speaker (-)
Right Rear Speaker (+)
Right Rear Speaker (-)
Turn down your color and see if the screen has a normal black & white screen. If it doesn't then the CRT is bad (picture tube). If it is black & White then you have a either lost your red or blue.That problem will be in your video driver circuit of which a service center can handle.