How Do I Install My DVD Player?
There is more than one way to install a DVD player. How you install your DVD player depends on the equipment you have and what you want to include in your video system with your DVD player. Although we can't cover all the possibilities in an FAQ, we can explain how to do a basic installation. So,
How Do I Clean The Lens Inside My DVD Player?
Cleaning the Outside: Use only a dry cloth to dust the exterior of the DVD Player. Important: Never spray any liquids on to the surface of the player. Cleaning the Lens Inside Your Player: Use only dry type DVD Lens Cleaners. A dry-type cleaner, which usually consists of a specially made DVD
Is There A Firmware Upgrade For My Older DVD Player?
Firmware is software that is embedded in the non-volatile memory of your DVD player that controls the functionality of the DVD player. Since Firmware varies by model and year, please locate the model number of your DVD player first and then follow the steps below to check if a Firmware upgrade is
I Get Snow / Static When Trying To Use My DVD-VCR Combo For The First Time.
The problem with snow and static is most likely caused by an incorrect RF output channel setting. The RF output channel on your combo unit is preset to Channel 3, a channel that most cable companies leave blank so people can hook up VCRs and DVD players to their TVs. However, some cable companies
Can I Change The Region Code On My DVD Player?
DVD region codes are a form of DRM (Digital Rights Management) designed to allow film studios to control where a film is released, when, and its pricing. DVD region codes are assigned based on where the player will be sold and are embedded in the players' firmware. Region codes cannot be
How To Locate The Serial Number On Your DVD Player
This guide will help you locate the serial number on your DVD player.
I Can See DVD Video but Not VHS Video.
If you have connected your combo unit to your television using S-video, Component, or HDMI, you will not get VHS video playback. These connections only support DVD playback. To enable VHS playback, you need to connect an additional set of RCA cables from AV out on your combo to AV or video in on
The Surround Sound Does Not Work In VCR Mode But The DVD Surround Sound Is Great.
Digital Theater Sound (DTS) or surround sound is only available on DVDs. VHS tapes are incapable of recording or producing DTS. Consequently, when you select the VCR mode, your surround sound set up will not work. If you like, you can unplug the DTS cable when using the VCR and plug it back in when
Can I Use My Samsung DVD Combo To Copy VHS Tapes To DVD?
If your Samsung DVD combo player's model code begins with DVD-VR, like the DVD-VR357, the unit will allow you to copy VHS tapes to DVDs and copy DVDs to VHS tapes. If your Samsung DVD combo player's model code begins with DVD-V, like the DVD-V9700, you will only be able to copy DVDs to VHS
What Is High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection System (HDCP)?
HDCP is a specification developed by Intel Corporation to protect digital entertainment content across the DVI interface. The HDCP specification provides a robust, cost-effective and transparent method for transmitting and receiving digital entertainment content to DVI and HDMI compliant digital
Cleaning My DVD Player.
A DVD player must be kept clean in order to work correctly. If you are having issues playing back discs of all types, your player may be dirty or dusty. To clean your DVD player, do the following: Dust the outside of the player with a clean lint free cloth. Use a compressed air can to clean
No Image Is Displayed On The TV
An image from your DVD player may not appear on your TV for one of the following reasons: The DVD player is not connected correctly. The television is not set to the correct source. The video cable you used to connect the DVD player to the TV is defective. The video input jack on the TV is
I Can't Display The Menu
If you are trying to pull up the menu for your DVD player and nothing is coming up, the DVD player may not be connected to the TV. A DVD player must be connected correctly to the TV to pull up the menu. The menu doesn't display on the front of the DVD player because there is too much
Missing Parts Or Accessories
There are several ways to replace missing or defective parts and accessories for your Samsung DVD player. If your DVD player is under warranty, click the phone support button below to order a part by phone. If you like, you can also order a new part on line. To order a new part on line, click
If the DVD playback has a reddish haze, it is likely because the DVD player is connected to the TV using component cables but the player is not set for component output. To set the player for component output: Stop the player if it is playing a disc. Go to the menu. Select Setup. Select
5.1 Channel Sound Not Reproduced
5.1 channel sound is reproduced only when the DVD player is connected with the proper Amplifier, and the disc is recorded with 5.1 channel sound. Make sure when the disc is playing, the 5.1 audio track is selected from the DVD's menu.
Disc Tray Won't Open
Some DVD players have a lock function to prevent certain operations either by small children or by customers on the showroom floor. To turn the lock off or on: Turn the unit on. Press the PLAY button on the front panel and the POWER button on the remote control simultaneously, and hold for
No, None Of My DVD Discs Play.
If your Blu-ray player is unable to play ANY DVD discs and you have tried multiple DVD discs, the player requires service. Click the 'Online Service Request' button below to setup service. It is normal for your Blu-ray player to continue playing Blu-ray discs since two different lasers are used
Supported DVD Region Codes
DVD region codes are a form of DRM (Digital Rights Management) designed to allow film studios to control where a film is released, when, and its pricing. DVD region codes are assigned based on where the player will be sold and are embedded in the players' firmware. All Samsung Blu-ray and DVD
What Is Causing The Problem, The Remote Or The Sensor?
To determine whether the remote or the sensor is causing your issue, you need a digital camera or a cell phone with a camera. You may also need a second person to assist you. To troubleshoot the remote and the sensor with a digital camera or a with cell phone with a camera, follow these steps:
To verify if your DVD disc has a 5.1 channel audio track, simply look on the back of the DVD disc's box. If the disc has a 5.1 channel track, it will be listed there along with all the audio and video formats that are on the disc.