Question about Sony SLV-D380P DVD Player/VCR
It sounds like the TV is responding to copy-protection on the DVD. Do you have the player connected through the TV's antenna input on channel 3 or 4 (RF connection) or through AV inputs on the set? You're probably using AV as most of the newer combo players don't offer RF output. Depending on the way the TV is made, this can often cause the set to display the brightness changes you describe. (The copy protection was designed to make the copy play back that way so it would be unwatchable. Sometimes the TV would be affected the same way on normal playback. It's why companies started selling "image stabilizers" to put between the player and the TV -- or another recorder -- to remove the copy protection. These devices may still be available. I have one but bought it at least 15 years ago.)
Posted on May 10, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Dec 05, 2014 | Magnavox Dv220mw9 Dvd Vhs Vcr Combo Player
Oct 08, 2010 | Sylvania DVC845E
Aug 10, 2010 | Panasonic Televison & Video
Dec 12, 2009 | Televison & Video
Nov 16, 2008 | Insignia Digital-to-Analog Converter for...
Jul 03, 2008 | Denon Audio Players & Recorders
Feb 03, 2008 | Quasar VHQ400 VHS VCR
Dec 11, 2007 | Samsung DVD-V8600 DVD Player/VCR
Apr 21, 2006 | Yamaha DVXS60 System
85 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!