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DVD screen is black

Hi, I am hearing the sound, but no picture of the DUR-7 that I have, could you please help? Thanks.

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  • Zubaida Huq May 09, 2007

    Dur-7, not 1700

  • haleyhilary Nov 29, 2007

    no picture but i have sound



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If you boot your PC and your getting sound that is a good thing. Sounds like your backlight is blown. Try this! Hook an external Monitor of any sort up to your laptop to see if you can see your PC when it boots up with an image on the external screen. Your Backlight is more than likely blown. Hope this helps! These can be repaired!

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Its a problem with the video output... Just look for button like i/p, n/p, reset, p-scan, which changes video output from NTSC to PAL or PAL NTSC which would be supported by your TV....

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