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Time on DVD/VCR Combo auto resetting

When the clock on the Sylvania MODEL 2V450SL8 hits 12:00am or 12:00pm it auto resets to 9:00am - every time.

Any suggestions on what could be occurring.

It is connected to cable (COMCAST).

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  • brian02878 Jul 14, 2008

    not sure yet - won't be able to fix until later this week - thanks for the info!

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Many model have a timer auto setup function, if it is not this then it is a fault.
I see if I can find more info.

Posted on Jul 14, 2008

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  • Ginko
    Ginko Jul 14, 2008

    Darklord1 may be right it can also be the cmos battery gone, the fact is that in this case (battery gone) it should rather reset when you disconnect from power or eventually turn it off, not at a determined time.

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    Ginko Jul 14, 2008

    As I suspected your DVD has Auto Clock settings, CMOS battery probably is not cause for the problem.
    Check you user manual for Auto Clock settings and disable it.
    Here is procedure for a similar model:
    1
    Hit [SETUP].
    Easy Setting Menu or Advanced
    Setting Menu will appear.
    If Advanced Setting Menu is displayed,
    proceed to step 3.
    2
    Using [K / L], select
    “Advanced Setting Menu”.
    Hit [ENTER].
    Advanced Setting Menu will
    appear.
    3
    Using [K / L], select “Clock”.
    Hit [ENTER].
    Clock menu will appear.
    4
    Using [K / L], select “Auto
    Clock Setting”. Hit [ENTER].
    Option window will appear
    5
    Set 'auto' to off.

    Try the procedure, if it works you should change solution rating and accept my solution.



  • Ginko
    Ginko Jul 14, 2008

    If you do not have Sylvania user manual go to Sylvania website and download it, by clicking on support and user manuals.

  • Ginko
    Ginko Jul 14, 2008

    here is website:

    Sylvania

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Yeah ,, there is a battery located on the mmainboard of the dvd player, YOu';d need to open it up to find it. Its about the size of a penny / quater it looks like a large watch battery,, Simply replace this

Posted on Jul 14, 2008

  • Rishi Roshan Ali Jul 14, 2008

    Ginko can be right sir you shouldnt have voted Fixya yet.. IF the battery aint the problem then I'd suggest you contact fixya and have the fixya vote rmoved as it would be unfair to ginko or another expert who may have posed the right solution.. But my money is on the battery.

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