Won't hook up to dvd player despite all connection attempts
My tv has no menu button, and I can't find the right universal code for it. I'm trying to hook up a dvd player, and I think I need to hit a 'tv/video' or 'input' button, but without an operable remote or menu options I'm left with a tv with plenty of connection slots, but no cinematic pleasure.
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Try new cables. RCA cables have a tendency to have bad connections internally. Also, triple check that you're on the right input and the wires are properly connected to the DVD player. If all that fails, try the DVD player on a different T.V. and something that uses RCA cables on your T.V, such as a cable box to make sure the input jacks on the T.V. aren't bad, and the DVD player isn't bad.
Through out all of this troubleshooting, you should manage to get the DVD player hooked up.
We used a One4All model URC3021BOO remote.
We programmed BOTH the TV function and the DVD/vcr button with code 0807.
To access the menu PRESS TV then MENU button then DVD/VCR button will allow you to change menu functions using left and right and select buttons.
*TV button will access Menu screen BUT NO menu functions.
* DVD/VCR button will NOT access menu screen but WILL control menu functions if menu is already displayed.
May work with other sharp products, or other universal remotes?
These original (RRMCG1330PESA) remotes run 38.00+ to buy new so try this FIRST!
the cable in should go to the box and cable out from the box to the TV.These should all be coaxial cables correct?Hook up the DVD player to the TV using the red,white,and yellow cables is also correct.In order to watch a DVD,you have to use the input select button on the remote for the TV ONLY to change inputs.If you have a universal remote for the TV and not the original factory remote provided with the TV,you need to use the menu button located on the outside of the TV.I just searched on my flat screen and was unable to find an input select through the menu button.It may not be possible on this TV if you do not have the original remote and if you own a universal.My universal for one of my older TV's is about 7 years old so I do not know if newer ones have an input select option.If they do not,it is most likely due to patents and royalty payments which these cheap remote makers do not want to pay.Anyhow,let me know if this helps.Just comment here and i will get an auto link to your comments.Good luck! Greg
universal remotes are tricky, if you have the pamphlet, often times there are several codes for each brand. you have to try all the emerson codes for your universal even tho the power, volume and channel functions may work with several emerson codes, some of these specialized buttons (like input) may only work on your TV with one specific code.
also, if there are any unlabeled buttons on the universal try them with each new emerson code.
I have this same TV. The DVD player is either hooked up to the video or
s-video input. Go to the Menu (either through the remote or from the
front of the TV) and select the Setup option. Go to the part where it
asks if you want to use a DVD player. Select yes. Then select Video
Input. Exit the Setup. When you hit the DVD button, it will switch to
the Video input. The second step is to go into the Menu and select
Channel, then go to Video Input Source. From there, select which input
you are using for your DVD player, the S-Video or the standard Video
(yellow composite cable).
If the TV has a tv/video button on the front panel you can switch to video and just operate the DVD with the DVD remote If there is no TV/VIDEO switch then you will need a universal remote with TV/VIDEO menu,PIP etcIf you dont have a remote for the dvd player the solution is basically the same a universal remote howerver you can operate the dvd player from the front panel
On some sets you can use the menu button to enter the menu and navigate to the page which shows what input is currently selected and change it there. If your set does not have that option, then you will need the remote to do it. I have found that on some universal remotes, the TV/VCR button switches the inputs on the TV when the remote is in the TV mode. If that button does not work on your remote for your set, and you have tried all possible codes for JVC TVs, then the only way to switch inputs is to invest a few dollars more and get an original remote from JVC or have the set repaired so that the input button on the TV functions again.