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Apparent lifelessness! After operating normally for a couple of years, ( but not getting a lot of use ) our set has apparently 'carked it' Wewere in the habit of leaving it switched 'on' most of the time. Now, it is displauing no signs of life; that is, the disc tray no longer operates. Yes, the power is 'on' at both the wall outlet, and power switch on front of unit. Has it departed this life? mourning Frank

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Hello abdees,

The power supply has failed, could be a bad fuse or the power supply has burned out, which happens offten.
If the fuse is bad and is in a fuse holder it can be replaced, however if it is soldered in then I would advise you to get it replaced by a qualified TV repair person. If the power supply is just burnt out you should think about getting a new DVD player/recorder.

I hope this helps,

Thank you,


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