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TruTech DVD player on-screen menu not visible, but needs to be adjusted

I recently bought a TruTech DVD player (Model 008 06 0950). It's a $30. machine, made in Feb., 2008.

Apparently, I touched the wrong button which seems to have enterred a system of menus in which the on-screen display was changed. Not only am I unable to play a DVD now, but the screen appears fuzzy, with some wavy distortion. (I know that I am stuck in the menu section of the unit because I am sometimes able to see that there are a few words that appear to be a menu screen for DVD player settings.)

TruTech Customer Service tells me (on the phone) that I probably need to change the setting to NTSC. (Actually, I think I may need to change the "display size", or both the TV Type and the display size.)

In any case, I cannot see ANY screens nor any DVD that I put into the player - I have not seen the opening screen with the TruTech logo since this problem appeared. I have NEVER deliberately gone to any of the on-screen menus so I have NEVER seen any of the menus that I need to access in order to change the settings. I will need to change the settings in order to be able to see those menus, or to be able to exit those menus and watch DVDs again.

I have tried pushing arrow and enter buttons to try to change the settings or to access a different screen. In this process, I have sometimes changed the screen so that it shows some wavy distorted words on some screens, such as "audio" and "DVD".

I need pictures of the menu screens so that I can begin to figure out what screens I am on and what the potential functions are. I also need someone to explain to me exactly what on the screen is interactive and which buttons I need to push to navigate, first from screen to screen, and then on a screen, and then when to press "enter" to make a change in the display.

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  • Anonymous Jul 17, 2008

    I have the same problem - i hit the Pscan/normal button and all I see is distortion, even when i hit that button again. it never goes back to normal.

  • Anonymous Sep 13, 2008

    Same exact problem.  This is ridiculous.

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