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Protron PD-800 DVD player

Just bought this dvd player, and installed it on my sons small tv, that has the video and sound plugs on the front of the tv ( yellow, and white). Everytime we play a dvd it goes from a good picture to a dark picture that sometimes jumps around. Can you help me?

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    My portable dvd player (toshiba dvd player sd-p1400) has a dark screen and i don't know how to fix it.



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On the remote control of the DVD player, just press the P-scan, reset or video SW button.. That would fix it... If you have screen kumping problem then please try this following steps... Press the setup Down arrow once Enter Down arrow 1 time Enter Up arrow 1 Enter Set up

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It is not exactly all dvd players but usually it is the dvd player it just has a malfuction in its picture output piece or the tv could have something wrong in its picture or it could have a problem with compatabbilty anyway i recommend taking the dvd player back and get another. i hope this can help

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