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Won't Play DVD

Have had the DVD Player for a year or so. Has worked fine the whole time. Went to use it the other day. I put the disk in, it starts spinning like it wants to load but instead of playing it shows a TT on the display screen and start a timer. Nothing changes the screen. Took out the DVD, put a different one in and it did the same thing. My TV screen also now goes to a blue screen and says "no signal". Any suggestions. I have changed nothing so not sure why it's doing this now.

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I had a similar problem some time ago. In a hurry, I placed a DVD in the tray; and didn't notice that the DVD was not fully inside the tray (inside the insert of the tray). So the DVD got stuck; the only way to remove it was to open the RT210 by removing the screws located at the back of the unit.

Posted on Sep 07, 2007

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There may be something blocking the path of the dvd drawer. Take a peek inside. You might also try very gently shaking the machine. Do you have kids who might have shoved something in there?

Posted on Mar 19, 2008

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i just picked up this same unit model and 1 thing is your backwards on the LED on/off...its blue when its off, and LED goes off when turned on.

Hopefully this will help determine if its off or on

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Posted on Jul 06, 2010

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SOURCE: DVD Player doesn't work on DRC6355N VCR/DVD Combo

With most dvd/vcr combo units there is separate wiring. When I use my emerson combo unit I have it wired that I have to be on different inputs on my tv to view a dvd and a vhs. On some units the vcr portion is wired via a regular cable line, while the dvd portion is wired with the yellow, red, and white component cable. Try inserting a dvd and scrolling through your tv inputs until you find the picture or check your wiring to ensure nothing has come loose. If that has no result you could try wiring it differently if possible to eliminate that as a possibility.

Posted on Jul 10, 2010

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