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RCA drc286 screen flicker

I just purchased this dvd player. When the dvd is playing, occasionally the screen will flicker like an old 8mm film. I had the same problem with the drc285 it eventually started locking up or have a double horizontal image on the screen.

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  • tdbearjim Mar 12, 2009

    it is connected with hdmi plug, I have a second dvd player that works fine



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It sounds like the vertical hold on your tv set needs adjusting also with your tv and dvd are there a set of three plugs usually red,white and yellow in colour ?? if so connect these with a cable as this by passes the tv tuner hope this helps regards JIm

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  • Jim Scott Mar 12, 2009

    it sounds like the vertical hold on your tv set needs adjusting also with your tv and dvd are there a set of three plugs usually red,white and yellow in colour ?? if so connect these with a cable as this by passes the tv tuner hope this helps regards JIm

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