XBox's video signal is Black and White and constantly scrolling virtically

Discussion in 'Microsoft Xbox' started by sup3rgh0st, Nov 16, 2015.

  1. sup3rgh0st
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    I picked put a softmodded XBox that appears to have a few games on it and auto-boots boots into XBMC. However the video feed is in black and white, and the picture is constantly scrolling downward as shown here: :. My first suspicion was a region/resolution problem. I was able to navigate to the resolution settings within XBMC, but my only options were Auto and PAL 4:3. I have a max 1080i NTSC tv, and the XBox is connected through component Red Yellow White cables. Anybody know of a fix or something that can point me in the right direction?

    Also note that some games, when booted into, will display just fine.

    Thanks.
     
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    For those who may stumble upon this in the future, I was able to fix the problem by launching Enigmah X and changing the region from PAL to NTSC.
     
  3. Lumstar

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    That's right. A genuine factory PAL Xbox has only 480i60 and 576i50.
    All HD modes were disabled.

    Region-free PAL games should be able to use them on NTSC systems without hacking, but I haven't tested it.