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How to Turn Off Demo Mode

Blaupunkt:

  1. Press the (PWR) to turn the unit off.
  2. Press the (DIS) and (1) simultaneously for more than 3 seconds to activate the demonstration mode.
  3. Press both buttons again from more than 2 seconds to cancel this mode.
or
  1. Try pressing and holding menu for 10 seconds to turn it off.
Bose:
  1. Unplug the unit and wait ten seconds.
  2. Plug it back it and press repeatedly on the eject button.
  3. The demo disc will eject.
Clarion:
  1. Press and hold the "D" button to enter the settings menu.
  2. Use the next track button until SCRN SVR is displayed, use the rotary knob to select "OFF".
  3. Press the "D" button to exit the settings menu.
Garmin:
  1. DO NOT DO THIS TO A FUNCTIONING UNIT. Hold down your MENU key, Go to your SYSTEM tab, SYSTEM INFORMATION.
  2. When the software version window come up, hit ENTER.
  3. Press RANGE UP 3 time, Range DOWN 3 times, RANGE up 1 time, RANGE down 1 time.
  4. The system should reset, when asked to use RETAIL mode say NO.
JVC:
  1. Hold down the SEL button for 2-3 seconds.
  2. Use the << or >> buttons to find DEMO.
  3. Turn the VOLUME knob until it says OFF or DEMO OFF.
  4. Press SEL again.
Kenwood:
  1. Go into standby mode, hit menu and then press "hold". A menu should pop up.
  2. Use knob to select demo.
  3. Press in on the knob and hold until it says "demo OFF".
or
  1. Switch to Standby.
  2. While holding down 5, press Reset with a paperclip or similar and continue to hold down 5.
  3. Demo mode should now be off.
Magnavox:
  1. Press and hold the menu button for 5-10 seconds until the normal menu pops up and then go to the section that says demo and turn the demo mode off.
Pioneer:
  1. Turn the vehicle's key to the Accessory or ACC position.
  2. Press the "Source" button, located on the left-side of the radio, and press the "Off" button that appears on the screen to turn off the unit.
  3. Locate the "Volume/Mute" button, located on the left-side of the unit.
  4. Press and hold the "Volume/Mute" button until the demo mode turns off.
or
  1. Turn the radio off.
  2. Push "Memory 5" or "Memory 6" (depending on your model) for just a second.
  3. When you hear a beep, demo mode is off.
Pioneer Premier:
  1. With the unit Off and the car ignition On and Running, press button number 5 and release that button to turn off Demo mode.
Sharp:
  1. When the unit is in the power stand-by mode (demonstration mode), press the X-BASS/DEMO button.
  2. The demonstration mode will be cancelled and the display will disappear.
Sony:
  1. Press display twice to turn off Demo mode.
or
  1. Press and hold the select button.
  2. Press the select button repeatedly until the desired item appears.
  3. Rotate the control dial to select the setting DEMO.
  4. Rotate the control dial to select the setting DEMO-OFF.
  5. Press and hold the select button.

or
  1. Press the STOP and the EJECT buttons simultaneously for 5 seconds.
  2. UNLOCKED should now appear in the display and you should be able to eject the disc.
If Demo mode comes back on every time you turn off the ignition and back on, you have a wiring problem with your Constant +12 Volt Memory wire.

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The reciver is stuck in demo mode. Can`t get it out of demo mode.


The demonstration will activate the first time you turn on
the power. When the demonstration starts, the following
message appears in the display:

“NOW DEMONSTRATION MODE IF YOU FINISH DEMONSTRATION PLEASE PRESS POWER KEY WHILE THIS MESSAGE APPEARS IN THE DISPLAY THANK YOU”

To cancel the demonstration
Press the Power 1/0 button to turn the receiver off while the above message is being displayed. The next time you turn the receiver on, the demonstration will not appear.


It's in the manual - page 3.

Jun 10, 2010 | Sony STR-DE445 Receiver

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I CANNOT SWITCH OFF THE EQUIPMENT ,AS SOON AS I GET TO SWITCH OFF THE HI FI IN A FEW SECONDS THE EQUIPMENT SWITCH ON AGAIN AND I CAN SEE THE WORD DEMO ON THE SCREEN


RTFM: Page 13:

"A demonstration of the display is shown if you have not set the
clock. You can reduce the power consumed in standby mode by turning the demonstration off.
While the unit is on:
Press and hold [–DEMO] until “NO DEMO” is
displayed.
Each time you press and hold the button:
NO DEMO (off) DEMO (on)

This is a 24-hour clock.
The example shows how to set the clock for 16:25 (4:25 p.m.).
1 Press [0/I] to turn the unit on.
2
Press [CLOCK/TIMER] to display “CLOCK”.
Each time you press the button:
CLOCK>>PLAY>>REC>>Original display
Within 5 seconds
Press [SET].
3
Press [TUNING (Up or Down)] to set the time.
The time display can be changed in one minute units by tapping
the buttons, and quickly by holding down the buttons.
Press [SET].
The time is set and the original display is restored."


Or under Troubleshooting Page 38:

"The display starts up even after the unit is turned off.

The demonstration feature (–DEMO) is on. Turn it off if it is not required."

If you need the manual go to
http://audio.manualsonline.com
register and get it for free.

Mar 25, 2010 | Technics SC-EH780 CD Shelf System

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whenever i turn off the mains, i get a Demontration message after power on.


From the manual:

Demonstration Mode
The demonstration will activate the first time you turn on
the power. When the demonstration starts, the following
message appears in the display:
“NOW DEMONSTRATION MODE IF YOU FINISH
DEMONSTRATION PLEASE PRESS POWER KEY
WHILE THIS MESSAGE APPEARS IN THE
DISPLAY THANK YOU”
To cancel the demonstration
Press ?/1 to turn the receiver off while the above message
is being displayed. The next time you turn the receiver on,
the demonstration will not appear.
To view the demonstration
Hold down SET UP and press ?/1 to turn on the power.
Notes
• Running the demonstration will clear the receiver’s
memory. For details on what will be cleared, see
“Clearing the receiver's memory” on page 15.
• There will be no sound when the demonstration mode is
activated.

and...

Note: If the AC power cord is disconnected for about two weeks, the receiver’s entire memory will be cleared and the demonstration will start.

Mar 17, 2010 | Sony STR-DE445 Receiver

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I have a Blaupunkt Radio CD32 and code but don't know how to input it.


Blaupunkt CD32  Code Entry 

Turn on the radio, the display will show 'CODE' followed by '0000'

Press preset [ 1 ] repeatedly for the first digit
Press preset [ 2 ] repeatedly for the second digit
Press preset [ 3 ] repeatedly for the third digit
Press preset [ 4 ] repeatedly for the fourth digit

Finally press the [ station ^ ] button to save.


Oct 18, 2009 | Blaupunkt Alicante CD32 CD Player

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Blinking display


I think i kinda know what problem you guys havin, here what you need to do first:
1) Turn the Unit off
2) Press and hold the Joystick (multi-function) button for about 3 seconds or until you hear the beep
3) Turn the Joystick around clockwise until you see "Demonstration" ON
4) Push the Joystick for "Demonstration" OFF
5) Press Band when you finish

let me know if you have more any problems

Jan 03, 2008 | Pioneer DEH-P6800MP CD Player

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