Picture Issue: Black and White Picture? Model E4STA5017/E4STA5517

Things to check before troubleshooting

  1. Check if the picture is black and white on all the Channels
  2. Contact the Cable Service provider to check if it's an issue from their end. If all good then follow the next step
  3. If the TV is connected to Cable Box with a HDMI Cord.
    • Try connecting the cord into different HDMI ports (HDMI1, HDMI2, HDMI3)
    • If issue continues then use a different HDMI cord
  4. If TV is connected to Cable box with a RCA (RED WHITE YELLOW) cord, make sure the connections to the TV are in the right ports (Red White Yellow). If the TV does not have the Yellow port then connect the yellow jack into Green port

If the issue persists, Please follow the instructions below to troubleshoot the TV


  1. Unplug the TV cord from the power socket
  2. Leave it unplugged and while it's unplugged press and hold the Power button on the TV for 20 to 25 seconds
  3. Release the power button and plug the cord back in. Turn ON the TV using the remote control or manually and check if the TV continues to display picture in black & white

Note: IF the issue persists then please contact our Customer Support Team at 888-842-3577 for further assistance

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