I plug in the dvd player the light comes on red and stays on for a while then goes off. but battery is not charged. works fine long as it is pluged in. what do i do? do i need a new battery? if so where do i get it.
Unfortunately, Mintek seems to have gone out of business, so there is no way to purchase replacement parts without finding them online somewhere.
The problem could be caused by one of three things:
The battery is dead and cannot be recharged
One of the battery connections is broken in some way
The cord is bad and will not provide power
If the battery is dead, you're stuck with keeping it plugged in or trying to find a battery online. If one of the battery connections is bad, the only way to test it is with a new battery and you're back to finding one online. If the cord is bad, it wouldn't provide power at all, so it sounds like both of your cords are fine.
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Do the batteries charge? Are they charged? The green indicator normally is the status signal that the battery is charged and the red indicates that the battery needs charging or is charging. If you plug in a charged battery, some chargers will flash red momentarily then go out. This is an indication that the charger checked the battery (red light) and if the charge is good, the red light will go out. I hope this helps you.
The unit still,work?The battery when it low,the battery light turn yellow or red?Than when it fully charge it turn green?Just unplug the unit and use it dosen't matter,if the light don't turn off the light,that find.Or the battery is old and not taking full charged anymore that another resoan the charging light still on.
According to the manual, the red light comes on while charging when the battery does not yet have enough charge to sustain a 3-5 minute shave. The green light stays on steady while the razor is charging, and blinks when it is fully charged. If your battery life is short, they might need to be changed.
The way the battery is usually charged is by plugging it into the player and plugging the player into the a/c outlet. Do not use the player, Just allow the player to charge the battery. The way you tell if the charging is working is the light on the front will usually be a red color and it will be steady color or blinking while charging. When the battery is fully charged, the light will turn green or turn off . This lets you know that the battery has fully charged.To test this try using the dvd player on the battery only. Play a dvd or cd and see if the battery is working properly. I hope this information helps you with your problem.
if it isnt more than 1 year old wal mart will exchange it. if they wont the connection in the unit might have come loose from the board if so you can have it soldered back onto the board. or you might have to replace the the plug in in the unit.
Wait, how long have you waited for it to charge? It's supposed to stay red until over 80% charge, then switch to yellow. When it is fully charged, it goes to green.
When you mean it stays red when plugged in, have you waited the 2 hours?
I have the same unit, and had the same problem numerous times. I finally removed the battery and sprayed CRC electronic cleaner over the battery terminals as well as the units terminals. Put the battery back in hooked up the charger and it went green. It is playing as I write this.