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Cannot get DVD to Play on TV

I have a new JSI DVD Home Theater System and it requires only a RCA cable to the TV. I cannot get the DVD to play on the tv screen. I use to have a normal video cable going from my old dvd/vhs system and that just popped up on my tv when we turned it on. I have satellite on this tv which is programmed on Channel 3. I also had my old dvd/vhs programmed on channel 3 as well with no problem. I do not have the original remote for this TV, we use the satellite universal remote to program everything. I have gone in through the TV's menu and changed the DVD for video input, tried to change the channel to 3 and 4. Nothing works. It is like the TV does not know where to look for the video input. Unfortunately, this new DVD system does not have a cable connect like my last dvd/vhs system. I have also tried the s-video cable with no luck...even when I change to s-video on the TV's menu. Any suggestions, I am now without the use of DVD and my children are frantic!! :((((( Thanks for all of your help

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  • Gray Pieja Feb 23, 2007

    I tried entering channel 00 and I could not. The TV just goes back to 03. I tried to reprogram the all the channels on the TV and the TV still only will show channel 3??? I tried cutting off the Satellite and still no channels except 3?? What is up with that??

    Thanks for your advise, I am desperate!


  • Gray Pieja Feb 24, 2007

    Oh, boy. My remote only has a button labeled, "TV input". I try clicking on that and nothing happens. However, when in the setup menu selection on the TV, it prompts you to select DVD input and it gives you several options, not connected, channel 3, channel 4, or video input. I currently have this selected to video input. You would think that would do it. It seems as though the TV is not getting this message to look elsewhere for the DVD input. Am I lost if I do not have the original remote for this TV?
    Going back to your last comment, if the video input is only for Guide plus (which I just read the features and that is for recording shows from the tv to a vcr) then that input is not going to work?!? Additionally, I have an s-cable and tried connecting that and changing that option in the setup menu for s-cable connection and that did not work either. What is a G-Link cable?


  • bigefenj Jun 28, 2008

    i am trying to program my rca f32649 32" tv to play my dvd player. it keeps asking if my dvd is now tuned to channel 09. i don't understand what this means, and i can't get the dvd player to work.

  • happyperson3 Feb 24, 2009

    I have a GE Universal Remote programmed to operate the DVD player, but I cannot get it to work on my Cable TV so you can actually view the DVD. I tried changing the channel on the TV to 00 or 91 or 92 with the universal remote as was suggested to the previous people, but that does not work, Any other suggestions for getting the TV to turn to the DVD mode so I can actually view the DVD on the TV?



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The 00 action totally worked for me! Thanks guys!

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Channel 91 worked for me. Thanks.

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Try the old RCA/GE channels of 90/91 or 92 to get to the inputs. Or try entering channel 00. Let me know if that works.

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  • Don
    Don Feb 23, 2007

    By the way stand alone DVD players never have the RF (channel 3/4) output because that would degrade the picture.

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    Don Feb 23, 2007

    OK, I looked at the manual for your model of TV. When you are programming the DVD to the input, that is only useful for the Guide Plus feature and using the G-Link cables. If you are using a RCA universal remote, it should have a button much like the original that says "Who-Input" on it or below it? That will change to the video input on the back...


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