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baak
7th October 2003, 18:51
hi has anyone got any ideas on how to get a sony dav-s800 to play copy dvd discs in colour and not black and white this player does not have a scart socket it only has audio leads any help would be welcome thanks. brenda

PC-GUY
7th October 2003, 19:32
At dvdrhelp they speak good about your player and no one said anything about no color.:confused: sony dav-s800 (http://www.dvdrhelp.com/dvdplayers.php?DVDname=sony+dav-s800&Submit=Search&Search=Search)
Maybe if you give us some more info someone else can be more helpful.:cool:

baak
7th October 2003, 19:42
well i have been told this is an ntsc problem but i would like to no if you can buy anything to make this work it only happens on copy dvd's and dvd's bought from diffrent countries if i buy them from the shops here in england i have no problem they play colour would you happen to now why this dvd player has no scart socket. regards brenda.

Soulhunter
7th October 2003, 20:42
Your DVD are in NTSC, but your TV only accepts PAL !!!

Read about NTSC & PAL in Doom's glossary (http://www.doom9.org/index.html?/glossary.htm) !

To work around this, you can buy a NTSC2PAL converter (http://www.maplin.co.uk/?userid=Kelkoo&targetmodule=27967)...

PS:
Use google (http://www.google.com/) or other search engines to find better and/or cheaper ones...
(Was just a quick search ! ;))

Bye

smiller667
8th October 2003, 23:47
Or (probably cheaper and better), buy a cheap cyberhome or so for like 49$ - they apparently do NTSC->PAL & vice versa. Quality will most likely be better than for a cheap external ntsc-pal-converter.

SeeMoreDigital
10th October 2003, 13:15
Originally posted by baak
hi has anyone got any ideas on how to get a sony dav-s800 to play copy dvd discs in colour and not black and white this player does not have a scart socket it only has audio leads any help would be welcome thanks. brenda You say it does not have a scart socket. So I presume it has an composite and/or S-VHS output connector instead?

So if you buy European (region 2) DVD's everything is okay, colour wise?

Have you tried connecting your Sony dav-s800 to another TV while spinning your copied DVD's!

Is you black and white image stable? If it is I doubt you are watching an NTSC colour system image. It's sounds like you are seeing some kind of wierd Secam colour system image to me. But why this should be on even a copied DVD is beyond me!

What make and model number of TV are you using?

Did you buy your Sony dav-s800 in the UK or is it some grey import?

Cheers