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Philips DVD 750 VR

I have a Philips DVD 750 VR that has worked in the past. A VHS tape can be iewed on the tv, however with the DVD, it will indicate that it is playing but the tv screen is black. I have tried different DVDs but the problem is the same. Do you think it just shot craps?

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    The remote and the buttons on the player will change from vhs (I get a blue screen and a tape will play) to dvd (I get a black screen and there is no video when I play a dvd, although the player indicates that it is playing).



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It may havee a problem with the button you need to press to switch from VCR to DVD, from what i understand and have seen this switch over is not automatic. On your remote you should have a control to switch from VCR to DVD. In addition on your unit there should be a button to switch from VCR to DVD. Try this and let me know how it turns out, if you are still having trouble we can setup a troubleshooting session.

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