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The red light by the power button will only come on when the power cable is pulled out then put back. Then when the power button is pressed the light goes green then goes out. Is this a problem with the power pack?

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I did setting up and come up w/ Language--ENGLISH
and I hit confirm, nothing happen, it means the remote cannot talk w/ the Console, then I did the standard mode synchronization, still the same.
How to make the communition betwenn the console and the remote?? Charlie

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