dvd gone black and white

  chippy+ 10:09 25 Nov 2007
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hi my brother in law has a tv/dvd combi when he plays a dvd disc it comes up in black and white can anyone help thanks Chippy

  anskyber 12:03 25 Nov 2007

This usually happens if the send signal eg s video and the tv set are set up to receive something different eg RGB

Get him to check that the send and receive are the same.

  chippy+ 13:45 25 Nov 2007

hi anskyber thanks for the reply where should he check it is a tv/dvd combi
Chippy

  anskyber 15:27 25 Nov 2007

Ah yes sorry, I should have spotted that.

In that case there are sometimes in the video menu of the set (or under picture) the setting to display in Band W so it may be worth checking.

  dms05 16:14 27 Nov 2007

It can happen when trying to playback NTSC US DVDs. Or just by accidentally changing the RGB setting for colour mode.

  awest3 16:59 27 Nov 2007

This has happened to me quite often...its usual cause is that the connections at the back of the machine have come loose..take and then put them back..

Al

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