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Philips - dvp 642/37

Red standby light comes on , and when you go to power it up red standby light turns off for 3-4 seconds then comes back on. replaced cap 316 and still has same problem.

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  • roadrnr Sep 27, 2008

    I'm having the same problem. No flashing--just red when powered on. Fixed the capacitor about 6 months ago, but the directions for this fix were over my head. Could you go through with a little more detail for a neophyte???



    Thanks!

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Player goes back to standby because the power supply still has a problem.Run checks on semiconducters in primary cct. of chopper transformer.If ok, replace the pulse width modulator.That should fixya.

Posted on Jul 23, 2008

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Magnavox error codes


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The Service Default Mode (SDM) is a technical aid that can be used to display the your TV error code.
Follow these instrutions exactly to place your set in SDM Mode.
For sets that still have video do the following.
  1. Turn your TV on
  2. Using the original Philips TV remote press the following keys. Press each key for 1 sec then press the next.
  3. From the remote press 0 6 2 5 9 6 MENU
  4. You should now see the letters "SDM" in the far right hand corner.
  5. If not do step "3' again.
  6. To display the error code hit the "Status" button on your remote.
  7. The TV can store up to "7" past errors.
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For sets that have no video do the following.
  1. Turn your TV on
  2. Using the original Philips TV remote press the following keys. Press each key for 1 sec then press the next.
  3. From the remote press 0 6 2 5 9 6 MENU
  4. Wait a few seconds. The red power light should begin to blink.
  5. The blinking sequence will determine the error code.
  6. You will have one long 5 second red blink followed by the error code.
Note: On some sets the TV will automaticaly blink the error code when its powered up without having to go into the SDM menu. If you power light blinks after the set is powered up jot down the sequence.
Example Error Codes from the power light.
( RED 5 Seconds ) off ( RED 1/2 Sec ) off ( RED 1/2 Sec ) off ( RED 1/2 Sec ) = Error Code 3
Example #2
( RED 5 Seconds ) off ( RED 1 Sec ) off ( RED 1/2 Sec ) off ( RED 1/2 Sec ) = Error Code 12
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When I turn on player it only stays on about 3 seconds and then red light comes back on.


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Yours is not listed but these may be worth a go.
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http://club.cdfreaks.com/f114/philips-dvp-642-37-power-problem-180909/
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