My player just died!!!
it was working fine but then it just died! I turned it off and it won't turn on again... I have checked for fuses ( all ok) and removed all the dust that collects around and about...
There are several posts on other websites with the same problem - Does anyone know wat it is???
Please help, i can't afford a new unit!!!
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Re: Sony DAV C450 No Power - Dead Unit
I am having this same problem. I have checked all fuses and all seem ok. Does anyone know what else might be keeping this from powering on? Any common problems that this one had to cause this? Also does anyone have a diagram of the schematics or the service manual?
Thanks in Advanced.
I just got done with Sony customer support on this. It took 5 minutes to do.
Push the power button on the unit to ensure it is off.
Unplug the unit from any power stips and leave unplugged for at least 1 minute.
Plug the unit DIRECTLY into the wall.
Push the power button.
Turn on the rest of the unit with the remote.
Hope this helps.
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It is possible that your system is gettting overloaded and makes the sfety cicuit switch off . This is the protecction circuit to prevent further damage and fire within the system particularity when the output or power is shorted. Check from the speakers for short remove and test . Also use a multimeter to test for short in the output drive. If so disconnect and see if the protect releases. Then you must replace the outputs. Check also the protect cicuit for a false alarrm due to wrong biasing. Hope this advice helps to figure out. Good day
To repair your original remote, open the remote and remove the buttons sectio.(normally a solid piece of rubber with the buttons) On the PC board of the remote, clean with a scotchbrite scourer to revive the circuits and make it shiny. Next, clean the rubber button section on the inside with surgical spirits. Replace cover and fit new batteries.
When "protect" appears on the front panel display, it means that the speaker protection circuit is in function. Visually check all your speaker connections at the back of the unit and at the back of each speaker as well. Make sure none of them are shorting out. If that is not the problem, turn off the unit, disconnect all speakers, turn unit on and verify that problem is gone. If gone, one of your speakers or wires are defective. If problem persists, the DAV-C450 internal circuitry might be in need of service. Never connect or disconnect speakers with the unit powered on. Hope this helps.
I had the same problem and searched FIX and found a solution for a Phillips DVD player that worked on my Sony DAV-FC7 dvd player. Someone posted that they called their Phillips Tech Service and was told to (a) unplug the dvd unit from the wall and wait 20 seconds,then (b) press the standby+plug the unit back into the wall at the same time and hold for 10 seconds. I did this for my Sony DAV-FC7 which would not power on nor eject (just red light on). IT WORKED!! after doing these steps, my SONY powered on and the rented DVD ejected. The dvd palyer works again. Thanks fellow FIXYA "posters".
are you using discs with labels that you out on your self? I had a similar problem before and my label peeled off in the player causing it to get stuck., you might just have to take it apart, and get the label out.
This is an easy fix. All you need to get is a CD/DVD-Player Laser-Lens Cleaner for about $5.00. You can get these at Best Buy, Circuit City, Radio Shack, or any similar place.
Use this, and let me know how it works for you.