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Re: Power button just blinks,no buttons work

To get your DVD out of the non working player, you have to look on the bottom of the case below the tray. There you will find a little slot, about 2 cm long x 2 mm wide. Through that slot you will see a white plastic piece, sometimes its on the middle of the slot and sometimes its full to the left of it (the front of the player facing you). Use something that can be inserted in the slot (I used a little knife) and move the white plastic piece all the way to the left, that will loose the tray. Then you will be able to open the tray using your fingers, nails or anithing that won't scratch the finishing of the case.

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This is a power supply issue. One of the capacitors on the power supply board have likely popped (top dented outward, indicating failure), and needs to be replaced. It's a simple fix for anyone who knows their way around a soldering iron, and costs hardly 45 cents for the new capacitor.

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Need codes for xfinity remote to work on memorex dvd player

  1. Turn on the TV or other device that you would like to program.
  2. Press the TV button on your remote control.
    NOTE: If you would like to program your remote control to work with a DVD Player, VCR or Audio device press the AUX button.
  3. Press and hold Setup until the red light blinks twice, then release Setup.
  4. Enter the first code for your device listed above. If you perform this procedure correctly, the red light will blink twice.
    NOTE: If you enter an invalid code, the red light will display one long blink and exit the programming mode. Repeat steps 2 to 4 with a valid code.
  5. Aim the remote control at your device and press Power once (press the Play key for devices that don't have a POWER button). If the TV turns off, make sure that the VOL+/- and Mute buttons also work. If so, you're all set!
  6. If not, repeat these steps using the next manufacturer's code (you may need to try several codes to find the one that works).

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Sony MHC-AV9900 When i press power button, system start and blink power light

There must be some problem with the power button which helps you the start the system so need to change that button may be it can help you.

Oct 19, 2012 | DVD & Blu-Ray Players

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I have dish network need code to record to vcr . three diget code. wv206a

You may want to try a method called a Power Scan to program this. The steps are included below:

Power Scan DVD VCR:
1.) Press and hold the correct VCR button (about six seconds) until all mode button backlights come on, then release.
2.) Press 500 pound (#) then record three times.
3.) With the desired equipment on, press and hold the VCR/DVD button until all mode button backlights illuminate (about 3 seconds), then release.
4.) Press and release the Power button.
5.) Press the Up button once a second while pointing the remote at the desired equipment. If the code for the equipment comes up, the equipment will power off.
6.) Press the POUND (#) button
If this doesn't work repeat steps 3-6 if the lights at the top of the remote blink rapidly then you have tried all codes possible.

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How do I play regional dvd's that the player is not tuned to. I have been trying to find a code but I am struggling. Can you help me?

You need to follow these instructions.

To unlock the Region Code on a Panasonic DMR EZ48 using a One for All - URC 7040

1. Switch on the player (make sure the drive select is DVD).
2. Select DVD on the URC.
3. Hold the magic button on the URC until the DVD button on the URC blinks twice
4. Enter device code 0490 on the URC, (DVD button blinks twice), URC takes control of the Player.

Point the URC at the Player and program the URC buttons using the following procedure:

1. Hold magic button until the DVD button on the URC blinks twice
2. Press 994 (DVD button blinks twice)
3. Briefly press magic.
4. Enter 4 digit code 1911 (DVD button on URC blinks twice)
5. Repeat steps 1, 2 & 3
6. Enter 4 digit code 1202 (DVD button on URC blinks twice)
7. Repeat steps 1, 2 & 3
8. Enter 4 digit code 0653 (DVD button on URC blinks twice)
9. Repeat steps 1, 2 & 3
10. Enter 4 digit code 1804 (DVD button on URC blinks twice)
11. Repeat steps 1, 2 & 3
12. Enter 4 digit code 1435 (DVD button on URC blinks twice)
13. Repeat steps 1, 2 & 3
14. Enter 4 digit code 1556 (DVD button on URC blinks twice)
15. Repeat steps 1, 2 & 3
16. Enter 4 digit code 1227 (DVD button on URC blinks twice)
17. Repeat steps 1, 2 & 3
18. Enter 4 digit code 1178 (DVD button on URC blinks twice)
19. Repeat steps 1, 2 & 3
20. Enter 4 digit code 1299 (DVD button on URC blinks twice)
21. Repeat steps 1, 2 & 3
22. Enter 4 digit code 1230 (DVD button on URC blinks twice)

23. Press the One For All URC buttons in the following sequence

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, THEN hold down 0 until "HELLO" appears in the display;

After about 1 minute the Player comes back to life as Multi Region.



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Need code to Dish Network Remote Control for Sharp DVD Player DV-S1U

You can power scan for the code.
Turn ON the electronic device you want to program the remote to control.
Press the Mode button( sat,tv,dvd,aux) on the remote until the appropriate mode light is flashing.

Press the Power button. The mode light will stop flashing and stay lit.
Press the Up or Down arrow button to set the remote to the next code. The Down arrow button scans backward and the Up arrow button scans forward.
When the correct code is reached, the device (whether a TV, VCR, or other) will turn off.

Press the pound key button to store the code in the remote control memory. If the code is valid for your remote, the mode light will blink 3 times.
Turn the device back ON by pressing the Power button.
Press sat mode key once you power back on the tv to be able to operate the receiver box.
Try some other functions to make sure you have the correct code. Occasionally the Power button may work when others do not.
If the other buttons work you are finished.

If the other buttons do not work, repeat the previous steps. The scan will resume from the last code stored.
The mode light will flash rapidly when the scan has returned to the starting point and all codes have been tested for that mode. The remote control may not control some device models.

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My standby light keeps blinking on my sharp bdhp20u after firmware update (20uhu9071500- this is the firmware update I used)

Try powering down by the power button if the firmware completed, then powering back up. If this don't work then try hard reset by unpluging the player then while holding the power button in plug back in and continue to hold poer button until it powers up.

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one of these philips/magnavox codes should work press dvd and ok buttons then release - the top row of buttons will blink twice - then enter 4 digit code - after which the dvd button will blink twice - then try power - if fails - try next code.

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Blinking lights

I left if off and unplugged for a few hours. When I plugged it in it started working again. My recommendation if this happens to you is to just unplug it all and let it stand for at least 4 hours and then plug it back in.

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