After hitting the power button the machine will appear to be powering
on because the word "Philips" is displayed, but after about twenty
seconds or so a red light around the disk tray flashes as does a red
light around the dvd control buttons. I can't even get the dish drive to open during start up. Also the machine seems to be in demo mode because it's displaying messages about its specs that I would assume would be only used if the thing was sitting on a store shelf.
Im in hongkong and i have the same trouble, but if a new basic dvd player costs only HK$299, i dont know if it is worth the trouble to go through all your steps to fix it? and even if the chip/capcitor is replaced, who knows when it will break again given such manufacturer design?
I have a DVDR725H, which is the same as a HDRW720 but has a 160GB hard disk.
This error code (FAIL 0900 05) is displayed when the DVD drive has been completely removed/disconnected or is not responding.
Note that the DVD drive (VAD8041) is apparently known to have its DVD motor driver chip (SA56202TW) getting destroyed due to overheating. There is a repair kit available (about 10-15 EUR) that comes with a zener diode and two capacitors (order number 996500029182).
Note that it might be easier to get some used philips DVD+HD product that has the same DVD drive, e.g. the DVDR610 or DVDR615 and use that as a replacement.
For all you guys that own these frustrating DVD writers I have good news. I too had the same problem with the writer dying and was able to fix it. I can't be sure if your writers have the same exact problem as mine but I would agree with Stewo69 that it is your burner drive that's the problem. I have the HDRW 720/17 with the IDE writer. I was a pain in the *** to use, buggy, the timer hardly worked, and took forever to figure it out. But, it did produce really nice DVDs. And, I got about 600 disks out of it. So, I thought it was worth fixing.
What I did was buy a used DVD+R writer drive pulled the old one and popped the new one in. I did have the try different configurations with the drive jumper. I found it worked on the slave setting. I first bought the HP dvd200i and it worked. But, it has trouble playing some newer disks. I just ordered the dvd300i. We’ll see it that works better…and I bet it will. The key is that you have to have a DVD+R. Also, you may have to trim the front plastic panel on the unit (where the tray slides through) to get the tray to slide through. A Philips writer may work too (and possibly a LiteOn). I think Philips makes them all. I’m just leery of buying anything Philips again. Other DVD+R’s may work too but I can’t be sure of that.
If this sounds like a pain…it is a bit but I like conquering **** like this. I beat that crappy frustrating machine that makes great DVDs. If you don’t want to do it I may be interested in helping a few of you out, as I know how to do it now. Email me if you want to talk about it. You’d have to ship me your machine, a working replacement DVD+R writer, shipping back money and maybe little something for my time. My email is: email@example.com
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I have Blomberg WM87120 NBL00 Product code 717518110 and had flashing Lock in display. Bought and installed new lock and no change. Display still flashing lock. Used following procedure and every is working now.
Press pause button and hold down while turning off machine.Continue to hold pause button and turn power back on. If numbers come up on display make note of them for future reference. Release pause button and all lights on display will light up. Turn power off again and then turn back on. If machine was in a cycle it should end it and then return to normal operation. .Dont know if new lock made a difference. Try the reset procedure first.
Hello Disconnect the recorder from power outlet for one minute and reconnect it again. If the recorder still don't operate well, you have to reset it to factory default settings.* Disconnect the recorder from the power outlet. * Press and Hold down the STANDBY/ON button on the front of the recorder whilereconnecting it into the power outlet. * Release the STANDBY/ON button when STARTING appears on the display. * Wait until the recorder's demo starts scrolling; press STANDBY/ON button again to turn ON the recorder. [All information stored in its memory will be erased. The first installation menu will be appeard on the TV screen. OK.
At first turn the machine off, and then press the start button, reverse button and auto lock button at the same time.
-Turn the machine back on while still pushing the three buttons. After the machine has powered on, release the buttons.
-Press the + sign at the bottom of the screen, continue pressing each + sign as it appears. The machine will display a "Test Complete" message, turn off your machine.
-Wait 5 to 10 seconds before powering your machine back on, your machine will run through a diagnostic test and repair any issues it finds.
If this doesn't work;
Have you set up communication is to the "COM Port" designation within Customizer/Digitizer.
Go to >ScanCard >Communication Settings > choose the COM Port you want to use (find out what COM port the cable's using by going to your Start/task Bar in Windows>Control Panel >System >Hardware >Device Manager >Ports (COM & LPT). There, you should be able to see what port your cable's using.
The unit has a hold button that keeps you from accidentally
activating the device when it's in a purse or backpack, which preserves
battery power and also prevents changing tracks if buttons are accidentally pushed while in play mode. Look on the player for the hold button and turn it to the off position. I hope this helps and good luck!
First is to make sure there is no leak.
Pull out the lower tube, access from the left side only this side you can put your hand in with a small tower to dry out the wetness if there is. If it is wet dry out really good then unplug the power cord for 24 hr. After that plug power cord back. Hold the lock button while press the Start button until you see a display appears. Press the Power button to see a clear display. Then hit Start button one by one until you see Ld ( it stands for Lid down) If you miss it, keep going until it comes back in a loop. When at Ld hit the lock button. Wait until the noise is stopping. Hit the lock button again. Wait until the noise is stopping. Now you can pull out the top drawer and press the power button to get out this manual mode.
it isnt the Y-SUS board, it is the Power supply, iv fixed this exact problem twice in the last month, try turning the tv on, and when it turns green, unplug it real fast, while light is still green, after 15 seconds plug it back in, then hit the power button, if it dont come on, hit the power button again, this time, as soon as it turns off, hit the power button again to turn back on, sometimes you can trick the tv and it will turn on, at least i was able to do it, and once it comes on, it should work fine, untill you turn it off again.
The same thing happened to me. I contacted Philips and they sent me this solution, which worked for me.
My GoGear has no power/no display even connected to the power supply with the AC adapter. What should I do?
Do a soft reset by pressing and holding the Power On/OFF button and the volume + key for a couple of seconds.
Then connect your GoGear to a power outlet with the AC Adapter to charge the player again for around 30 minutes.
Try turning the unit back on and see if the display appears.
If the display is able to come on again, keep the player connected for another 3-4 hours until it is fully charged before use, else contact our Customer Care Center for assistance.