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my denon dvd player switches off within 10 seconds of switching it on. what can i do to fix it?
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Consumer Electronics
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Electronics Technician: Aric, Technician replied 8 years ago
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Initially try unplugging the unit for 60 minutes, then upon plugging back in press and hold the "FF" button for 3-5 seconds, or until the unit re-initializes. If it still fails to do so, then there is a failed component inside the unit causing it to see a short and shut itself down to protect the rest of the unit from further damage. How long have you had the unit and is it still under warranty?
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

FF? what button is that?

 

I have had this for about 5 years so it's not under warranty anymore.

Electronics Technician: Aric, Technician replied 8 years ago

"FF" is Fast Forward, or the double-arrows pointing right.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

 

What does pressing FF meant to do?

 

So if it didnt work, is it just an minor fix or is it better to just purchase a new DVD player?

Electronics Technician: Aric, Technician replied 8 years ago

After unplugging the unit for 60 minutes, pressing FF upon plugging back in will force a reset.

 

If it doesn't work it's impossible to tell what the issue could be. Most likely it's a power supply failure (again- it's hard to tell), in which case you'd be better off purchasing a new player. The power supply transformer itself can run over $100, and a base repair rate can add another $100 to the cost easily. So you'd be over $200 in that scenario.

 

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