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I changed video output

Now i cannot see screen to change it back with remote set up

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  • will adair Nov 15, 2008

    that did not work

  • will adair Nov 15, 2008

    i tried holding power buttonand unplugging neither worked

  • will adair Nov 15, 2008

    neither solutions worked

  • will adair Nov 15, 2008

    the screen goes black when i turn on dvd player so i cannot see set up to change back

  • will adair Nov 15, 2008

    what source should be on dvd pleyr

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Click here to download the user's guide and press the PS/IS (PROGRESSIVE/ INTERLACE SCAN) button on the remote control.
Check page # 45 for more troubleshooting instructions.

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Please provide the model number of the player so I can look up the instructions and see what is what. Did you change from normal video (single yellow lead) to composite?

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    yadayada Nov 15, 2008

    Have you returned the video cables to the old configuration?

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Again change all the settings what you did to adjust the video output.and check if the remote buttons are functioning.then try again to set the video. as something must have setted wrong when you first time changed the settings and this happened.
hope this helps........

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Leave it unplugged over night to let all of the power drain from it so that it can completely reset itself. Try it and you should be able to do what you need to.

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Please describe your problem.. sum more..

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    futureloginn Nov 20, 2008

    Has anyone been able to locate schematics for the power supply in this thing? The undersized power supply seems to the main point of failure. Otherwise, I have been pleased with the unit. Mine was sent back to Polaroid for RMA back in February 2008. I don't think any warranty is in effect now. 
    Please let me know if any one has tried to trouble shoot the TOPOW DVD RW POWER857B power supply. Two of the chips I can not identify are the 8pin Dip 2216A & a 4in dip 7703 

    I have tried to locate the power supply manufacturer: Shenzhen Topow Electronics Co., Ltd. Their website ishttp://www.topow.com.cn but my web browser can't handle the Chinese to English translation.

    I think it is very likely that an AT or ATX power supply could be substituted if all the pinouts of the original power supply are known.

    **Both times, my unit failed shortly after the fan started making noise. The problem has to be heat related.


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    futureloginn Nov 20, 2008

    Check for any bulging capacitors specially the big green onces at location CE10 in power board. If any of the capacitor is bulging then you need to replace them. This will need some soldering skills. You can get capacitor from Ebay. I am not able to find these in RadioShack near my location.


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    futureloginn Nov 20, 2008

    try a last==
    There is a button on the remote PS/IS. Just press this button and the problem is solved.

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Hi,

Please reset your dvd player by unpluging all the cords of the player for 30min. and then plug it back in.

Let me know if you still face the same problem.

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Press power button for 10 seconds then it automatically reset.

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    There is a button on the remote PS/IS. Just press this button and the problem is solved.

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