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Power on but nothing else

My HK 22 dvd player was working then I shut it off. When I turned it on again the power light comes on but nothing else. It does not light up where the dvd info is and the tray will not open and close. I tried unplugging it but still nothing. It will not shut off with the remote but eventually goes to stand by. Thanks in advance for any help.

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  • Anonymous May 15, 2008

    Same problem, poer light is on but can't get door to open!

  • riflehill Jul 20, 2008

    If you keep turning on and off it does eventually work. Very frustrating, but at least you can ge tthe disc out.



    I have taken the cover off and unplug the leads. Seeing how many other people have this issue (see amazon.com) I now know that it is not a loose connection, but perhaps I was thinking a capacitor as it seems to get closer to turning on the more it is turned on and off.





    Hope this helps.

  • Anonymous Oct 06, 2008

    This email I tried to sent to Harman Kardon supportservice. Untill now their website does'nt let me sending it. Maybe later and I hope to find a solucion ofcourse.

    René



    Email:

    Hello. for a few years I am very satisfied with the Harman Kardon equipment. What's happening now is that when I power off de DVD player and I want to switch it on It get's his power but does'nt go on with the menu. The display maintains empty. If I disconnect the player from the mainpower, and then plug it in again, the menu disapears. what can this be?
    Thanks for you're support. Greetings, René

  • T may Nov 03, 2008

    My unit is a Harmon Kardon 38 having same problem nothing else works but the on/off switch? What do I do?

  • crispaiva64 Nov 07, 2008

    turns on but anything else...

  • Anonymous Dec 16, 2008

    I have had the same problem for over an year.

  • ramsay68 Dec 29, 2008

    I have had this same problem for a while as well. It used to be unplug it and plug it back in for it to work, but now I have to do this several times. I contacted HK and they said they had never heard of this before and suggested I reset the device, which I did to no avail. Hopefully someone out there knows how to fix this because I really can't afford a new DVD player right now.

  • larry3760 Dec 30, 2008

    yup same problem first happend once in a while now everytime i have to unplug and plug it back in to get a display and for unit to run otherwise its just a blue light

  • bnsair Jan 03, 2009

    Yes we have a HK 22 and we also had it happen occasionally and use to unplug the dvd to get something other than a blue light now it seems no matter how many times we unplug and reset we can not get the dvd to open or do anything but go from an orange to blue light????



    Looks like we are going to have no option but to get something else other than a HK, this seems to be a problem with the DVD's and the help desk are in deniel about that!

  • Anonymous Jan 12, 2009

    yup - same problem here too. i initially had to turn the unit on/off about 3 times - it's now up to about 8 times before it starts working...



    once it warms up, it's fine. but very frustrating!

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My DVD22 did exactly the same. The solution mentioned by shelompidid not apply to me since my model already had the fix factory fitted.

The other problem mentioned on page 21 of the service manual did the trick for me, although the complaint does not seem to be directly relavant:

"Complaint: Will Not Read Disc; Other Functions May Be Disabled
See h/k service bulletins HK2004-03 and HK2005-02, as the issues covered there involve similar
symptoms.
Probable Cause: EC19 and EC20 (1000μf 16v capacitors) may be defective in the power supply. This can be checked by measuring the +3.3v and +5v voltages that are associated with EC19, 20 to see if they are low (more than 0.1v low). The SPMS output voltages are marked on the PCB adjacent to the large 13 pin header. While there is only one 3.3v pin, there are several +5v pins, and care should be taken to measure the correct one(s), which are either two +5v pins approximately in the center of the header.

I could actually see on the power supply board that these two caps were damaged, although they were not completely popped. An additional cap which was damaged on my board was EC4.

When I measured the voltages the middle D +5V was reading about 4,6V. I did not expect a problem until I read the statement above on page 21 stating it should not be low by more than 0,1V. My A+14 and A-14 voltages also read about +/-17 to +/-18V.

I replaced all three caps: EC4, EC19 and EC20 with 25V caps instead of 16V caps. The voltage for D +5V now read exactly 5,01V! The A+/-14 read +/-16V (some improvement).

My unit is operating fine after replacing these 3 caps! I suspect that the damage to the caps could have been spikes on the AC suppy some stage, maybe due to lightning. Pretty amazing that only the power supply have damage and not the main pcb.

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I copies this from the owner manual at http://manuals.harman.com/HK/Service%20Manual/DVD22%20sm.pdf page 28. I hope it will help.


"In the event you receive a DVD22 with the complaint: "The unit will turn ON with "POWER ON" in the
display, but the unit is locked up and will not read a disc, nor will pressing any button accomplish
anything, even the Power button", follow the instructions below.
(Behavior is intermittent; unplugging the AC power cord and replugging the unit in will sometimes reset it.)
Synopsis: Add a 4.7K ohm resistor to the indicated area on the bottom of the Main PCB.
CAUTION: The DVD22 is an electrostatically sensitive unit
and can be damaged by careless handling; you
must follow proper static control procedures to prevent damage to the DVD player.
1) Remove the eight plated screws holding the top cover to the unit; remove the top cover.
2) Remove the four molex connectors and one small FFC cable from the Main PCB.
3) Remove the five plated machine screws (top) and the five black screws (rear panel) from the Main PCB.
4) Remove the Main PCB from the unit.
5) On the reverse side (bottom), solder a 4.7K. 1/8W resistor (h/k part#299-4.7K or WLD5.630.472) to the
indicated area. (Attach one end of the 4.7K. resistor to one end of CB407, the other side, to a small
through-hole pad near the silkscreen label "CB410").
6) Replace the Main PCB and assemble the unit in reverse order.
7) Test the unit.
18
Model Serial Number Status Action
DVD22 (120v)
WA0007-01000
to
WA0007-10449
Unit may lock up after Powering ON Add 4.7K ohm resistor
DVD22 (120v) WA0007-10450 and above Modified by Factory None Required
DVD22 (230v)
WA0008-01000
to
WA0008-26827
Unit may lock up after Powering ON Add 4.7K ohm resistor
DVD22 (230v) WA0008-26828 and above Modified by Factory None Required
DVD22BK (230v)
WA0012--01000
to
WA0012-05020
Unit may lock up after Powering ON Add 4.7K ohm resistor
DVD22BK (230v) WA0012-05021 and above Modified by Factory None Required
19
DVD22 harman/kardon
DVD22"

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