20 Most Recent Pioneer DV120K Player Questions & Answers


DVD region code

Generally, your Pioneer DVD 120K player can play any DVDs from your region. As you encounter the situation that can not play the DVD, i guess your DVD from other region. To change the region code of DVD is High-risk operation, it only can be changed less than 5 time, and you are not to recommended to do that. If only for one or several DVD Discs, just remove the DVD region code via a DVD ripper. Of course, if you bought the DVD player from other region, you can change the region code of DVD player permanently.
on Jan 18, 2014 • Pioneer DV120K Player

My pioneer dv-120k wont play australian or us cd's. Only home burnt copies of movies.

dvd players because of copyright info can only be set to one region code and can only play dvds from that region. Some players are set at factory some allow user to reset region usually a limited no. of times. home burnrd dvds usually don't carry that info therefore no issue. So you need to reset player for appropriate region
1/12/2014 10:24:14 AM • Pioneer DV120K... • Answered on Jan 12, 2014

Dont turn on

If total dead look first for damage to power cord and or fuse inside the unit--most of these if serious problem not economical to repair.
12/2/2012 7:22:56 PM • Pioneer DV120K... • Answered on Dec 02, 2012

My DVD player Pioneer DV-120

Use DVD cleaner to clean the lence, it is dirty. Thank you for using Fixya.
9/10/2011 6:01:05 AM • Pioneer DV120K... • Answered on Sep 10, 2011

I want to change the


Thanks for using FixYa. Please follow these step by step instructions to make it region free:

1) Turn on with no disc in.

2) On the remote control press "SETUP".

3) Select "GENERAL" (certify that the "SETUP" is on "BASIC".

4) Press "DISPLAY".

5) Press "CONDITION".

6) Choose region code and quit "SETUP".

Please accept the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.



10/25/2010 5:27:28 AM • Pioneer DV120K... • Answered on Oct 25, 2010

How to unlock a pioneer dv-120 k dvd

theres a small hole on the sliding door,a thin rod in it will presson the catch to release it
7/5/2010 12:42:58 PM • Pioneer DV120K... • Answered on Jul 05, 2010

Suddenly stopped playing DVDs from


The symptoms are usually telling you that there is a lens problem. In some case a firmware problem can give the same.
If problem is firmware, the manufacturer will be aware, and there will be an update available.

The first thing to do would be using a cleaner DVD. Before using a cleaner disk, better calling Pioneer at the number listed on the owners manual. Sometimes the use of a cleaner disk can affect warranty.
Also ask Pioneer if a firmware upgrade for this unit is available. Better testing the firmware if possible.

The problem is quite common, you can read about similar problems here:My player does not read disks

If the DVD lens cleaner does not work, then all you could do is disassembling the unit and cleaning the lens with DVD cleaner solution , or isopropyl alcohol, and soft cotton QTips.
Do this at your risk. As said, there is always the chance that you touch and damage some other part if you do it wrong, and this operation will invalidate eventual warranty.

3/17/2010 1:01:09 PM • Pioneer DV120K... • Answered on Mar 17, 2010

Front display not working on Pioneer BDP-65FD DVD player

The issue you're experiencing with the front display not working on your Pioneer BDP-65FD DVD player could be caused by a few different things. Here are some things you can try to fix the problem:
  1. Check to make sure the power cable is securely plugged into the player and the outlet.
  2. Try a different power outlet or power source.
  3. Check the power switch on the back of the player to make sure it is turned on.
  4. Check the brightness settings on the player to make sure they are not turned down too low.
  5. Check the contrast settings on the player to make sure they are not turned down too low.
  6. Inspect the display panel for any physical damage, like a crack or broken wire.
  7. If the above steps do not resolve the issue, it may be best to take the player to a professional technician or contact the manufacturer for further assistance or service.
It is important to note that, the above steps are general troubleshooting steps, and the actual problem can be caused by different things, so it is best to consult a service manual for your specific Pioneer BDP-65FD DVD player or contact the manufacturer for more detailed and accurate information.
1/23/2023 12:45:29 PM • Pioneer... • Answered 3 days ago

Pioneer elite plasma 50" will not power up..Red stand by light flashes 7 times.. Need help !!!

The power supply went bad for your TV and there is a problem with the power supply also.Unplug the 2 cables that are attached to the media receiver and also from the panel and then try to turn the panel back on again and the media receiver needs to be reconnected again.
12/18/2022 7:47:31 PM • Pioneer... • Answered on Dec 18, 2022
Not finding what you are looking for?
Pioneer DV120K Player Logo

29 questions posted

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Pioneer Televison & Video Experts

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

76851 Answers

Jaime Hernandez

Level 3 Expert

2351 Answers


Level 3 Expert

85241 Answers

Are you a Pioneer Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

View Most Popular

Pioneer Televison & Video

  • Pioneer Televison & Video

Most Popular Question

pioneer dv 120k wont play australian or

  • Televison & Video