Sylvania DVC-840E DVD Player/VCR - Answered Questions & Fixed issues


Possible fault within the memory to the processor as the TIMER settings does not register. Erase all the settings if there were set earlier and then swtich off power on the set for few hours. Now switch on and set the TIMER, make sure there is no power interuptions , fault in the PLUG point or a power supply related issue. If so the fault is within and might need some professional help to remove , check and rectify.

Sylvania... | Answered on Oct 29, 2011 | 40 views


Have a look at the user manual for that model on Sylvania's website. You may need to get the serial number off one of the recorders.

Sylvania... | Answered on Sep 23, 2011 | 229 views


it could be that the mottor that makes the dvd cd tray open and close is not working you may nee to have it changed so that it may start working once again.

Sylvania... | Answered on Jul 22, 2010 | 320 views


Below is the only known process to unlock the region settings on that model of dvd player.

Make sure there is no disc in it
Turn on by pressing "Power"
(--------) apears an "No Disc"
Press "Pause" on remote and "314159"
"Code" apears
Press "0"
"Code 00" apears
press "enter"
Press "Pause" on remote
Turn off and on

Hope this works for you, let me know. If it doesn't then there are no available region hacks for your dvd player.
Thank you for trying Fixya!

Sylvania... | Answered on Dec 28, 2009 | 1,462 views


You maybe able to get a region free code for your player from these WEB sites.
Unlock DVD Players - Region Free Code
www.dvdexploder.com/ www.download-info.com/dvd/index_new.htm

Sylvania... | Answered on Oct 31, 2019 | 266 views


You may also try this method to solve can't play MP4 on DVD player from http://www.idealshare.net/video-converter/solution-on-mp4-wont-play-on-dvd-player.html

Sylvania... | Answered on Oct 16, 2019 | 2,750 views


To keep it short, that is the way most tvs are wired nowadays, so you are out of luck. You are limited even on Bluetooth connections to only two headphone sets. There are some ways around it though if your tv sound output is going to a decent receiver with its own speakers.

Sylvania... | Answered on Oct 03, 2019 | 23 views


Can I get the codes for a hisense smart tv plz

Sylvania... | Answered on Jul 19, 2019 | 964 views


use the buttons on the TV set. Thats what they are there for. Also, you can buy a universal remote and program it for your TV.

Sylvania... | Answered on Jul 12, 2019 | 28 views


only if they use the same system
PAL (European)
NTSC North American.

UK uses PAL, Canada uses NTSC

So to answer your question: No it will not work.

Sylvania... | Answered on Jul 12, 2019 | 28 views


GO TO VIDEOHELP.COM in internet and follow the step for unlock the code and permite use the region that you want to use.

God bless you

Sylvania... | Answered on Jul 08, 2019 | 386 views


Try contacting Curtis International Customer service at 800-968-9853 and request a user manual if French.

Sylvania... | Answered on Jul 09, 2019 | 237 views


Does the front panel have menu, volume and channel buttons.
Here's the manual: https://www.manualslib.com > Brands > SYLVANIA Manuals > CRT TV > SRT2027 It should tell you how to do it.

Sylvania... | Answered on Jun 11, 2019 | 32 views


Use code search to find something that works. If a search through all codes stored in the URC fails, try a different one.

Sylvania... | Answered on May 31, 2019 | 25 views


DVDs come imprinted with a region code for the geographical area they are sold in. DVD players sold in the same area(s) have the same region code. If you purchase DVDs made for a different region code, they will not play on your player. This is done to prevent piracy and copyright violators. Players can have their region codes changed, but then anything you have already will not play, and you are usually limited to three or four region changes before the player will not allow any more.

Here is a link to a Wikipedia article explaining Region Codes in more detail....
DVD region code

Sylvania... | Answered on May 29, 2019 | 206 views


Applicable code(s) would be found in a compatible remote control.

Sylvania... | Answered on May 27, 2019 | 20 views


go into input or source change to where playstation is in if no luck go to cable and channel search use 3 or 4

Sylvania... | Answered on May 19, 2019 | 22 views

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