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unplug for 5 minutes then plug back in and try again. should reset itself and work.

Philips DVP642... | Answered on Sep 10, 2007


Check formatted disc see if it's +R,-R and see if Toshiba will play homemade disk or just disc recorded in different format.

Philips DVP642... | Answered on Sep 05, 2007


after recording, did you ensure the "finalize" or "lead-out" process completed?

Philips DVP642... | Answered on Aug 23, 2007


To open the tray this is not a perfect fix, but it will allow to use it. After the unit is powered on: 1)Hit the "Open/Close" button 2)Wait a while (you will get the timing down with practice) 3)Tap gently, yet briskly with fingertips at area in the attached pic, that the red arrow points to I think the problem is that the tray becomes unbalanced somehow. Because when a DVD is in, the drive opens fine, only when there is no disc do you have to tap on the unit.

Philips DVP642... | Answered on Aug 18, 2007


I am having the same problem. If you look thru the questions there is a solution on how to get you dvd out. There are "venting" slots underneath the dvd player. There is a slot by itself in the opposite direction. Use a screwdriver...start on the right side and slide it to the left. It unlockes the cd tray. You will be able to get your CD out. As for getting the player to work...I think I may have to buy a new one????

Philips DVP642... | Answered on Jun 03, 2007


if you already tryed to unplug the unit then you did all you can unless you know how to trouble shoot the power supply with a multi-meter. It sounds like what you described to be one of the switched supplys to be defective., Sorry I could assist you more.

Philips DVP642... | Answered on Mar 22, 2007


Apparently this is a known issue. Some dvp642 players have compatibility issues with some of the Disney DVD's. A firmware update might help. There is a discussion of this at: http://www.videohelp.com/forum/archive/t317193.html

Philips DVP642... | Answered on Feb 20, 2007


Sounds like the power supply in the dvd player has failed. It works just well enough to turn on the led infront but as soon as you go to do anything it shuts off. This is common in cheaper dvd players. Unless you can troubleshoot electronics. Or know someone that can. Your best bet is to unplug the unit and disassemly and retrieve your dvd.

Philips DVP642... | Answered on Jan 15, 2007


I've seen complaints that there is no manual eject. There is. Unplug. Facing the front of the player, and lifting it up above your head, look under where the disc sits. You will see a number of slits that look like ventilation slits. There is one asymmetrical slit on its own, somewhat towards the front, and somewhat towards the right (if memory serves). The slit is about 3/4 of an inch long. Insert a slotted screwdriver on the extreme right end of the slit (still we're facing the front) side of that slot (a narrow shaft might help, but it doesn't have to go very far in). It should sound like it hits plastic. If not, you may have the wrong slot and you may have shorted things out (I suppose an electrician's plastic screwdriver, or a chopstick shaved into screwdriver shape, would work better). Then slide the screwdriver to the left. You should hear/feel unlatching noises, and the front of the loader should wiggle, and you should then be able to pry it forward (maybe using a screwdriver for leverage) and pull out the disc. When the player dies, it would be nice if it didn't take your--or worse not your--DVD with it.

Philips DVP642... | Answered on Dec 28, 2006


unless it cannot read any other CD brand, i will have to dissapoint you and estimate this cannot be resolved. diffrent kind of CD's cannot read diffrent kind of media.

Philips DVP642... | Answered on Feb 22, 2006


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Philips... | Answered on Jun 20, 2019


Use code search to find out. If a search through all codes stored in your Philips URC fails, try a different one.

Philips... | Answered on Jun 13, 2019


Usual instructions.

Turn on the TV.

Find the code(s) listed for your Phillips TV and shown in the instructions provided with your remote. (If you don't have the instructions, look on the remote manufacturer's website).

On the remote, press the "TV" button.

Then press and hold the "setup" button until the LED blinks twice. Then let go (you atr now in yhe setup mode.)

Now enter the one of the Phillips TV code numbers you got from the instructions (or website.) This is often a three digit or five digit code. If performed properly, the LED should blink twice indicating it has accepted the code. (If it did not blink twice, folliw these steps again.)

Now aim the remote at the TV and press power. The TV should turn off indicating its programned properly.

Try other functions on the remote, sound up and down, change channel, etc. If all work, your done. If not there are usually several different codes listed for every TV, just go back and try them all, until you find the one that works all functions.

Philips... | Answered on Jun 03, 2019


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Philips... | Answered on May 31, 2019


Google (Philips)(LP 2E AA)(manual) without parens.

Philips... | Answered on May 29, 2019

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