my DV-C503 has been working fine for many years, then inexplicably would not play sound for DVDs. I was using the optical Digital out connection, and swapped to the RCA plugs. That worked for a couple of weeks, now I don't get any sound at all.
Any ideas of what I can try??
Is it connected to 5.1 amp??.The first thing to try is to go to set up menu and change the audio o/p to pcm track.See if this works.What has more than likely happened is unit is set to dolby digital and should be on pcm track instead.If this doesnt work more than likely fault in unit but have seen very few audio problems with dvds.
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Hello, The problem could be dirt on the surface of the lens. Use a dry cotton bud to clean the surface of the lens, this you have to do gently because the lens is fragile. If otherwise you have to change the lens. Try websites Shopjimmy.com,Ebay.com to buy parts for replacement..
It's interesting that your DVD player was purchased in Russia but plays Region 1 DVDs. Region 1 is North America. Does your Player also play Russian DVDs (region 5)? If so, then it has probably been modified to play DVDs from multiple regions.
Check the back side of the DVD player - the rear panel should have a Region number on it. If the region number is 1, then try playing a Region 5 DVD. If it reads the DVD, then the modification that was done in Russia will probably allow it to read any DVD. IF the Region 5 DVD won't play (or if it is ejected automatically), then your player's region control os still intact, and it will only play DVDs from the same region as the one listed on the rear panel of the player (or DVDs marked "ALL").
I hope this helps - please let me know if I can be of any further assistance.
this isnt a solution to your problem but i have a suggestion. I see this problem has been posted a couple days now and i think that because your problem looks like it involves more stereo equipment rather than the xbox 360 console. i think you would get a better answer actually a soltuion if you posted this in the stereo section.
your DVDneeds to be adjusted take out the tray turn over the lens there are two shiney screws to the bottom of the lens the one to the right is for dvd and the one to the left is for cd turn to adjust. good luck.
Sounds like youe unit is getting tired my freind. they dont make em like they used to. The unit most likly needs a tracking or focus servo alighnment, but to put it on a bench, and have a tech adjust the alighnments, will most likly exceed the cost of a new unit. The laser could also be getting weak, and the replacement optical assemblies for this unit alone cost about 60 bucks. Then you have labor and alighnment cost, as you don't just throw in an optical pickup assembly and it works. Good Luck
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