recording family VHS tape back to digitalcamcorder

  old hack 12:29 20 Sep 07

I can only achieve a black and white transfer back to the camcorder (Panasonic NV-GS200) from my VHS vcr. Any suggestions pse?

  denboe 12:36 20 Sep 07

what sort of video lead are you using?
Check the connections whilst tranferring and see if colour returns.
Scart leads not properly connected can give this problem.

  woodchip 12:37 20 Sep 07

How are you connected? on my JVC it as AV in out as well as----------others

  old hack 13:01 20 Sep 07

thanks to denboe and woodchip:
Using the supplied SVideo plus yellow, white, red cables. (This model of camcorder allows av in/out
though I know another Panasonic one does not...)Strange that I can get mono but not colour, which was the original tape....

  woodchip 14:39 20 Sep 07

It's the S\video that's the problem. If you use a Analog to AV cable that should create colour.

Analog in the Video, AV in the camcorder

  old hack 17:14 20 Sep 07

Does that mean removing the Svideo cable altogether then and only using the three red, white and yellow ones?

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