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DVD PLAYER NOT PLAYING DVD

UNABLE TO PLAY DVD BUT PLAYS OTHER DISCS I bought my Bose 3-2-1 11/08/02, and it worked fine until last fall when I disconnected it from an old DISH receiver. I have followed all the troubleshooting tips in the owner's guide but have not been able to get video out of the unit. I can get audio from DVD's, tv programs, and play cd's. All of my wiring is good quality and connectd correctly. I am stumped.

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If everything is connected properly, you may just have a bad video circuit. Since you get audio from the DVD, you have a video circuit problem if everything is connected right and you have all setting right. Here is the bigger problem. Bose will not sell parts for their equipment to anybody unless they are a authorized service center. They tell their authorized service centers that if they catch them selling parts to anybody they will pull their authorization. I know this because ZI have worked at an authorized Bose service center.

Take it in to an authorized Bose service center and have them give you an estimate, then you can determain if it is worth fixing. They have several video IC's in them that process all the video and it is very difficult to troubleshoot them.

Posted on Nov 05, 2008

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This seems video cable connection and selection of AV input of TV problem.
Please mention TV model and brand to help you out.

Posted on Nov 05, 2008

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