This is my second portable dvd player to buy for my almost 2 year old son and it has now quit working. We use it in the car so it is constantly plugged into the car outlet. I never really take the dvd player out of the car unless it is going to be extremely cold or hot. Since I never take the dvd player out of the car, I never charge the battery either. I just figured it was getting it's power from the car so I didn't need to charge it. The dvd player was working fine, I had to use my husband's truck for a long road trip so I moved the dvd player to the truck and when I went to turn it on it would not work. I thought there could be a problem with my husband's outlet in his truck (it is a brand new truck) but after moving the dvd player back to my car, it still does not work. I have tried to charge the battery (shows light on battery that says charging) but no power comes on the dvd player. I don't understand what could have happened that quickly to make it quit working. The same thing happened to our first dvd player, but it was not a good brand so we just got a new one and didn't think much of it. This, however, was a pretty good brand and a much higher priced dvd player, so I just hoped it would last longer than this. I am wondering if it is something I have done to create this problem. Thank you in advance for your help. Krisi
Most portable dvd players arent meant to stay plugged in for long periods of time because they overcharge the batteries or cause damage to the players power supply regardless of how expensive they are .
However you can get a dvd player unit that is mounted in an overhead console (from a car stereo outlet that will last go to this site to see examples: www.mobilevideo4less.com/suv-systems.html - 40k
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