Question about Philips DVDR985 DVD Recorder
Hi i have a been given a phillips dvdr 1000 off a friend who said that one day it worked and the next it never.Is there a reset button to put it back to factory setting because he lives in the uk and i live in france so the setting will be different.The message i get when i turn it on is TURN ON TV and i cant get anything to work on it hope someone can help me Thankyou
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: philips dvdr880
The DVDR880 displays "IS TV ON?" when it is in factory mode. You need to switch the TV to the DVDR input, as the on-screen instructions will tell you how to proceed.
Download the manual here:
Posted on Jun 28, 2008
You will have to reset the DVD player in order to undo the progressive scan option. Since you cannot see a menu to do so...
1. Unplug the dvd player from the outlet
2. Press and hold down the STANDBY-ON m button on the front of the Recorder while reconnecting to the power outlet.
3.Release STANDBY-ON m when ' ' appears in the display. All the information stored in the memory (programs, time, TIMER) will be reset (cleared).
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Posted on Mar 15, 2009
Sounds like the power supply is dead check the secondary coil voltage.
240V AC Primary and 12VDC on the Secondary powering the motherboard
Posted on Jan 11, 2010
Press setup on your remote. Use up or down button to select( general settings ) press ok. Use the up or down buttons to ( reset all ) then press ok. Use the up or down button to ( yes ) press ok Use the up or down buttons again to select (yes) press ok. That should do it. If this works give me a vote please.Good luck.
Posted on Mar 03, 2010
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This player is relatively easy to change to region free. Please complete all of the steps below to unlock your DVD player.
Please note: Unlocking any DVD player may invalidate the warranty. Unlock sequences may not work with some firmware updates and some DVD players have been damaged through failed attempts to unlock them. Unlocking your DVD player is done at your own risk.
Unlock sequence for the Philips DVP 3020:
1. Switch on your TV and DVD player;
2. Make sure the TV is set to the correct input for the DVD player;
3. Remove any disc from the DVD player and close the disc tray;
4. Press the "SETUP" button on the DVD player remote control;
5. Use the LEFT/RIGHT arrow keys to highlight "PREFERENCE";
6. Enter 1 3 8 9 3 1 using the numerical keys on the Philips DVD remote control;
A pop-up menu will appear on the TV screen.
7. Use the UP/DOWN arrow key and choose "0" for all regions;
That's it. You should now be able to watch DVDs from all regions on your player. It is also a good idea to switch the player to standby and then switch it back on before trying any discs.
This is a verified unlock sequence for the Philips DVP 3020. If it doesn't work the first time, switch the power off and start again at step 1. If it still doesn't work, it is likely that you have updated your Firmware to a new version and this unlock sequence does not work with your firmware version
If you need further assistance, please reply to me from within this page and let me know which firmware version you have installed in your DVD player.
Posted on Jan 28, 2011
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