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