Question about Initial DTV-262 26 in. TV/DVD Combo

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I have an Initial DB-4500 flat screen TV and DVD player combo, the dvd player stopped working and the tv will turn on for a second and then it turns off, and the screen never lights up. The DVD player had been acting funny for a while but now all it does when you turn it on is show red lines on the display screen. Any advice would be great

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