PC to TV hooked up w/ S-video cord, but TV is showing in Black & White

By casperjnh
Dec 20, 2007
  1. I am currently showing a DVD from my computer onto my television screen. I have an S-video cord hooked up but my television monitor is showing in Black and White ..... Help!!! Any help would be greatful. I am a school teacher and my students are getting tiresome!!!
  2. Blind Dragon

    Blind Dragon TS Evangelist Posts: 3,908

    could be

    Driver issue - make sure you have latest drivers

    Connector issues - If you use adapter -> SCART connectors only supports composite video and therefore if you are using S-Video you will only be able to receive a black and white picture. If you are using S-Video connector you may wish to use the S-Video to SCART pro (pro-SCART-6)

    TV modes - PAL or NTSC -> make sure comp and TV are on same mode
  3. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,383   +105

    Try updating your video drivers? Change the screen mode from the PC to 800x 600 and the refresh to 60Hz.
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.

Similar Topics

Create an account or login to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment
TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...

Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.