Question about Progressive Computer InsigniaT 200W 5.1-Ch. Home Theater System - IS-HTIB101 System

1 Answer

Big trouble my dvd player wouldn't come on then started making funny noises. The next thing i know smoke was coming from the inside.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.


    An expert who has answered 20 questions.


    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.


    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 38 Answers
Re: big trouble

408-806-8766(David Bustillos-A/V repair expert from the bay area!)

Posted on Feb 04, 2008

Add Your Answer

0 characters

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add


3 Points

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My older Sony Home Theatre/DVD player sometimes will not output any sound.

Sony eSupport - DAV-HDX500 - Support

Sony CorporationHCD-HDX500 - DVD/Receiver Component for Home Theater System ... How to troubleshoot if there is no sound or intermittent sound from the speakers.

[PDF]DVD Home Theatre System - Sony

Sony CorporationDVD Home Theatre. System. Operating Instructions. DAV-HDX500/HDX501W ... not expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this ...

Sony DAV-HDX500 No Sound : hometheater - Reddit

RedditOct 4, 2015 - My Sony DAV-HDX500 only plays sound when using the built in dvd player. ... Sony system you have does have a digital optical input so that's ...

Jan 10, 2016 | Sony DAV-HDX500 System

1 Answer

When I turn my dvd player on, the volume will lower on its own to almost mute. It is hit or miss weather or not the unit will turn off on its own saying protect. All connections are good. Inside is clean....

When you've got good volume, try unplugging the speakers (only for a very short time) to see if that whining noise is still there or if it's stopped. We're trying to see if the whining is related to the low volume and "protect" or if it's only coincidental.

Try unplugging all the cables (except the power cord). Turn the player on & off several times & see if that whining noise acts the same. Also see if the player goes into "protect". What we're trying to do here is see if it NEVER goes into "protect" with the cables unplugged.

Last... try to get it to start & run without going into "protect", with all the cables unplugged (except power). Plug the cables in, one at a time, and see if plugging one of the cables in forces it into "protect". If so, there's something wrong with that cable or whatever's on the other end of that cable. Unplug it again & restart the player - no "protect"? Wait a little while, plug the cable in. "Protect"? Check the other end of that cable.

If it goes into "protect" with nothing plugged in except the power, then the player is probably a write-off, ready to be replaced (it's not very often that DVD players are worth repairing these days).

Nov 05, 2013 | Samsung HT-Z310T Theater System

1 Answer

Good morning... we have a samsung dvd home theater system ht x50 yesterday while watching a movie smoke began pouring out of machine. we quickly unplugged it and all it's speaker wires and promptly put it...

You did the right thing, it is probably a write off, smoke from electronics is always a bad thing. most likely a component failed inside and released a lot of heat and smoke, possibly stressing other components as well.

If its under warranty call the dealer, but if its old get something new.
But in any case always tell the maker what happened, just so they know what happened .

Hope this helps
Thanks for using FixYa

Aug 02, 2010 | Samsung HT-X50 System

1 Answer

My home theater system plays cds but will not play dvds, what can I do to fix it, makes a scratching noise when i put dvds in it, but plays fine with a cd.

There is something wrong with the DVD drive assembly inside. If you're brave, take it apart and check on what is making the noise. Also, try using a q-tip to clean the laser head if it's accessible.

If that doesn't help, it's time for a new DVD player.

This is why I always recommend people buy a home theater system without a DVD player built in. The DVD player is the weakest link, and stand alone DVD players can be purchased for as little as $25 depending on if you want upconversion or not.

If you cannot get the DVD player working in your surround system, just replace it with a stand alone DVD player, if you can, check to make sure there are audio inputs on the back of the receiver. If there are no audio inputs on the receiver, you will have to get the entire surround system replaced. If so, purchase a separate DVD player and surround system.

Jan 13, 2010 | LG LH-T754 Theater System

1 Answer

Our DVD player to our unit has trouble opening and closing. What could eb the trouble?

Sometimes there is a little band just inside the player where it opens, it sould be on a gear that rotates, sometimes they come off, you can try that.

Oct 14, 2009 | Philips Home Theater Systems

1 Answer

Humming noise when Dvd plays

the motor that's spinning the dvd is bad. sorry you have to buy a new one if you don't want to hear the noise. hope this help

Dec 17, 2008 | Coby DVD-937 5.1 Channel DVD...

1 Answer

Sa-mt1, picture freeze after ab 50 min-1h,than stops;

First of all,if you are using rental dvds, there might be scratch which your dvd player might have an issue to read it;however,if you have tried many dvds in this player and you are having this issue, it is time to move on to another dvd player.
I recommend a Pioneer dvd player.

Oct 25, 2008 | Panasonic Home Theater System System

1 Answer

LG home 5 disc dvd changer

defective call customer support or bring it back to were you bought it

Jul 21, 2008 | LG 1000W XM-Ready 5.1-Ch. Home Theater...

1 Answer

Video problem

Lines going up the screen usually indicate a synch problem. Do I understand that when you use the DVD player somewhere else it is fine? Have you tried plugging another DVD into the TV. I take for granted here you use the A/V jacks in the front or rear of your TV?

Have you ever cleaned your DVD player with a cleaning disc? The "noise" could be just that. It's also the easiest and cheapest way to maintain your player.

Another suggestion is take the cover off the DVD player and use compressed air on the insides. Dust build-up causes static electricity which can make things go out of wack. TVs shoiuld be cleaned internally as well but there's dangerous high voltage depending on what type of TV you own so I will not recommend that for the lay-man. If you do try it, unplug the TV and wait a good 3-4 hours for it to completely discharge.

I usually clean all my A/V pieces every nine months. The trick is not to let it get "dirty" in the first place so keep the area vacuumed well.

Hope this helps.

Nov 30, 2007 | Panasonic SC-HT700 System

1 Answer

Problem with Sony DAV C770 DVD player

theres a mechanical system inside this unit that most of it is made out of nylon or plastic gears and levers so im thinking that somehow the unit broke one of the gears or cams and cant complete its cycle or somethings inside the unit like a paper cd label or something liker that But my moneys on a broken loading mechaism and the onlty way to fix that is to get a complete mechanical service manual and start from sratch with the alighnments and then you will see when one isent in the right spot. This is not an easy repair unless you do these makes and models all the time as there are so many alighnments and gears that it seems how did this ever work>?? good luck PS send this unit to someone who knows!!

Apr 21, 2006 | Sony DAV-C770 System

Not finding what you are looking for?
Home Theater Systems Logo

Related Topics:

58 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Progressive Home Theater Systems Experts

Gyula Lacz

Level 3 Expert

482 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers


Level 3 Expert

6993 Answers

Are you a Progressive Home Theater System Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides