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(Player RCA plugsl all hooked up correctly, player to set top box. Can turn DVD player on and off, load and eject DVD. That's about it. No picture( from DVD), and no obvious access to it. DVD button on set top remote does nothing. Front display of DVD player is symbols, not options described in manual. Any help?

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First of all the dvd player must be connected only directly to a tv or to an home theater - no other device has video inputs - definitely not a set top box, which, just like the player, has only outputs.
Once you have connect it correctly - directly to the tv would be best - try to use it only with the buttons on its case. If it works like that then the box remote has been incorrectly programmed - you will have to redo the programming, try another code. If none of the codes work then the box remote doesn't have the one for the player, it's incompatible - you will have to use either the remote of the player or buy another remote. The only one that i can guarantee it will work with both the player and the box is
http://www.logitech.com/en-us/remotes/universal-remotes/devices/6812
If not even the buttons on the case work then the player is defective. Since the repair would cost even more than a new one it means that the player is effectively dead, time for a new one.

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