Memorex DVD player troubleshooting

After the counters of electronics stores were flooded with DVD players, these excellent apparatuses also appeared on a table of repairs. How practice shows, there are similar malfunctions of DVD players in a basic mass. All malfunctions of the type of “No disk” or “Error”, random hangs-up during reproduction, etc. are specified below in our troubleshooting table with faults` codes for Memorex DVD players.

SYMPTOMPOSSIBLE CAUSEPOSSIBLE SOLUTION
No power.AC cord unplugged.Plug in the AC cord to an AC outlet.
Power on, but unit not functioning properly.Condensation has formed.Unplug the unit and wait about one to two hours to allow the player to dry.
Wrong type of CD inserted.This unit cannot play discs, other than DVD, MP3 or standard CDs.
Unit needs to be reset.Press the Power button, then unplug the power cord. Wait one minute and then plug the unit back in.
The disc is dirty or inserted incorrectly.Clean disc and insert label side-up.
Some features and functions are not available on all discs.This is normal, try another function.
No picture.The equipment is not connected properly.Connect the equipment according to the instructions in this manual.
The INPUT of the TV is not set to receive the DVD signal output.Select the appropriate video input mode, usually VIDEO or AV.
The video cables are not securely connected.Connect the video cables securely.
The connected TV power is off.Turn the TV on.
No sound.The equipment is not connected properly.Connect the equipment according to the instructions in this manual.
The equipment connected with the audio cable is not set to receive the DVD signal input.Select the appropriate audio input mode.
The audio cables are not securely connected.Connect the audio cables securely.
The connected receiver’s power is off.Turn the audio receiver on.
Playback picture rolls.Unit needs to be reset to NTSC.Turn unit off and then back on to auto set it.
The playback picture is poor.The disc is dirty.Clean the disc.
The Search feature is not working.Some discs have sections that do not allow searching.This is normal on some discs.
The picture is not fitting properly.Wrong menu option is selected in the menu options..Select the correct TV type (4:3PS,4:3LB, 16:9) which matches the TV you are using.
The remote control is not working.The batteries are weak or dead.Install fresh batteries.
The batteries are not installed properly.Install batteries according to the diagram.
The remote is not aimed at the sensor.Aim the remote at the sensor.
Distance is too far or there is too much light in the room.Operate within 20ft, or reduce the light in the room.
There is an obstacle in the path of the beam.Move obstacle.
The unit does not start playback.Rating level set to block the DVD.Enter your password, and/or change the rating level.
DVD not inserted, or inserted upside-down.Insert DVD correctly.
A non-playback disc is inserted.Make sure to insert a DVD.
The disc is not placed in the guide.Place the disc on the disc tray correctly inside the quide.
The disc is dirty.Clean the disc.
Some functions do not operate as stated.Some features and functions are not available on all discs.This is normal, try another function.
Selected language is not being shown in the subtitles, or spoken.If the audio or subtitle language does not appear on the disc, then the initial setting will not be seen/heard.This is normal, try another disc.
Subtitles are not working properly.Subtitles appear only when the discs contain them.This is normal, try another disc.
Subtitles not turned on.Turn the subtitles on.
The Rating Level password has been forgotten.Call the number listed on the warranty to get the information to reset the password.After receiving the information, reset the password and write it down.

Memorex MVD4541 DVD Player troubleshooting

SYMPTOMSPOSSIBLE SOLUTIONS
DVD/VCR does not operate.• Make sure the power cord is plugged in.
•Try another AC outlet.
• Power is off, check fuse or circuit breaker.
• Unplug unit, then plug it back in.
• Select the DVD or VCR mode before operating.
No picture.• Antenna connection is not correct or antenna cable is disconnected.
• Check the unit is connected correctly.
• The video channel is not in the correct position or the TV is not set to the video channel 3 or 4.
• The video input selector of the TV is not set to VIDEO. Set to VIDEO (or equivalent).
• Channel is set to the external mode.
No sound.• Check the unit is connected correctly.
• Check the input selector of the amplifier is set properly.
• The unit is in the Special playback mode.
The remote control does not function.• Aim at the remote control at the remote sensor.
• Operate within Approx. 5 Meters or reduce the light in the room.
• Clear the path of the beam.
• The batteries are weak. Replace the batteries.
• Check the batteries are inserted correctly.
No CABLE reception.• Check all CABLE connections.
• Station or CABLE system problems, try another station.
TV recording does not work.• The erase prevention tab of the video cassette is broken off.
• The unit is in the external input mode.
Timer recording does not work.• The time is not set correctly.
• The recording start/end time is not set correctly.
• TIMER REC has not been pressed (K is not lit).
Noise bars on screen.• Tracking adjustment beyond range of automatic tracking circuit. Try Manual tracking adjustment.
• Video heads are dirty.
• The tape is worn or damaged.
Display is not shown in your language.• Select proper language in the menu options.
Playback doesn’t start.• No disc is inserted.
• The disc may be dirty. Clean up the disc.
• The unit cannot play DVD-ROMs, etc.
Stopping playback, search, slowmotion play, repeat play, or program play, etc. cannot be performed.• Some discs may not do some of the functions.
No picture, or the screen is blurred or divided into two parts.• The progressive scanning mode is active through the unit is connected to a TV via the VIDEO OUT jack.
No 4:3 (16:9) picture.• The setup does not match your TV.
No on-screen display.• Select Display On.
No surround sound.• The setup does not match your stereo system.
The unit or remote operation key is not functioning.• Turn off the unit and unplug the AC power cord for several minutes, then replug it.
Playback does not start when the title is selected.• Check the Parental setup.
Audio soundtrack and/or subtitle language is not changed when you play back a DVD.• Multilingual language is not recorded on the DVD disc.
No subtitle.• Some discs have no subtitles.
• Subtitles are cleared. Press SUBTITLE.
Angle cannot be changed. appears on the screen.• Multi-angles are not recorded on the DVD disc.
• The function is prohibited with the unit or the disc.

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