After scouring the internet for solutions to the LG "PLEASE WAIT" issue, I can't find a solution except on this site. I have had the unit unplugged for approximately a week and completed the power cycling.
The solution that I found was to hit the "micro-button" after removing the front cover. I can't seem to find this micro-button. Can someone assist me? I actually have the LG XBR446.
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My brother take your set to a tech to let them have a look on your set.if you are not a tech you might cause more problem.your problem is a microchip.if it is not damage the tech will lift it from out of the set to reset itself and there after resoldering it back onto the chassis.good luck.
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The "please wait" problem in your LG home theatre (model HB906SB) is likely an issue with the system's firmware or software. Try unplugging the system from the power source for a few minutes, then plugging it back in and turning it on. If the issue persists, try performing a factory reset of the system. If none of these solutions work, contact LG customer support for further assistance.
I had the same issue twice (2 diffrent devices) on LG Blue-ray HX-906 - stuck on "please wait" after switching it on. It turned out to be defective mainboard - main BGA chip (the one with black radiator) has some problem with connection to mainboard. Here is how to repair it:
- dismount the mainboard
- take off the radiator from the main chip
- put alluminium foil around the chip to avoid unnecessary heating up of other parts of PCB
- heat up the chip using air hotgun to about 200 celsius for about 5 minutes.
Hello You haven't given the exact model number ot your LG DVD, so I can only give you a general solution to this problem. Get into its meny, surf through, come to SYSTEM adjust window, change the system. If a NTSC system recorded disc played with PAL system adjustment with DVD, there will be only black/white pciture, and vice versa. Adjust it to the color system thathave been adopted your country. this must solve the problem. OK.
This message is displayed when the device is checking for its hard drive and DVD drive to signal back that they are operational. You can consider this a bit like the BIOS of a computer as it is waiting for its devices to come back with a "READY" signal. If "PLEASE WAIT" is scrolling across your screen for a really long time it could mean that the two devices with moving parts (HDD / DVD) may be having an issue coming up. UNPLUG unit from wall. Wait for some time (5 min) and then plug it back in. If your device is still not working then you have either a bum HDD or a bum DVD. Considering which one is working all the time (HDD) you probably have a dead hard drive, but my own unit's DVD drive went nuts, so that is also a potential source of the problem.
Either way, your local computer repair store can have a look at this issue, considering what the unit is is basically a single purpose PC
Had same problem on sameLG unit. Found a Sony blog with same issue described and solution was a blown capacitor on the power supply circuit. Opened my unit and sure enough there was a bulging cap. Replaced it and starts up like normal. 90c repair.
to open the tray during "please wait", remove casing then loosen front panel (clips either side and underneath). Power up to get "please wait", then press small microswitch in bottom right corner of the DVD player unit.
Have you tried resetting the unit (turning on and holding the power button for at least 5-10 seconds)?
Have you tried unplugging the unit for a longer period of time (24 hours)?
get your firmware upgrade through here(sorry its in german, you might be able to get an english of it through the LG site) - http://www.lgupdate.de.ms/
two cd's- bootloader.iso , update.iso