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Troubleshooting - Philips DVP3180K User Manual

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Under no circumstances should you try to repair the system yourself, as this will
invalidate the warranty. Do not open the system as there is a risk of electric shock.
If a fault occurs, fi rst check the points listed below before taking the system for repair. If
you are unable to remedy a problem by following these hints, consult your dealer for
No power.
Remote control does not
No picture.
The picture is distorted or black &
white during playback.
No sound.
Disc does not play.
The aspect ratio of the screen cannot
be changed.
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– Press STANDBY-ON button on the front of the DVD
player to switch on the system.
– Make sure the AC outlet has power.
– Aim the remote control directly at the sensor on the front
of the DVD player (not towards TV).
– Remove any obstacles between DVD player and the remote
– Batteries are weak, replace the batteries.
– Check the polarities of the batteries are as indicated on the
remote control (± signs).
– Switch on your TV and set to the correct Video In channel
for the DVD player. You may go to Channel 1 on your TV,
then press the channel down button on your TV's remote
control until you see the TV programme.
– Check the video connection between the DVD player and
the TV.
– The disc does not match with the TV colour system
standard (PAL/NTSC).
– The disc is dirty, clean the disc.
– Sometimes a small amount of picture distortion may
appear. This is not a mulfunction.
– To deactivate progressive scan function manually;
1) Turn off your TV progressive scan mode (or set to
interlace mode)
2) Press OPEN/CLOSE to open the DVD player disc tray.
– Check the audio connections, the red and white jacks are
connected correctly.
– Set the Digital output correctly, based on the equipment you
connected to the DVD player.
– Insert the disc with the label facing up.
– Wrong region code.
– Wrong disc type. Read chapter "Playback - Playable discs"
for details.
– Make sure the disc is not scratched or warped. Clean the
disc or replace a new one.
– Check if the disc is defective by trying another disc.
– The aspect ratio is fi xed on the DVD disc.
– Depending on the TV, it may not be possible to change the
aspect ratio.
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