20 Most Recent Sony DAV-S300 System Questions & Answers


try the sony support site for ideas

look at How to troubleshoot if a compact disc (CD) will not play.

https://esupport.sony.com/US/p/model-home.pl?mdl=DAVS300

my thoughts not much you can do
not really fixable with those sorts of problems you list
you need to replace the cd reader unit
if you find a used one or new
should be a screw in part in then plug and play

Sony DAV-S300... | Answered on May 30, 2016


I solved sony push protect power , please wait and difficult fault , contact 09883596400 only kolkata.

Sony DAV-S300... | Answered on Nov 20, 2015


Here are a couple solutions:

How To Recalibrate DVD Player

Summary:

For those that are having the skiping up and unreadable disk problems try the following calabration. I did it last night and now my DVD's are much clearer and I'm hoping the skiping problem is gone.

For those that have the lip sync problem Sony should cover this for no charge, you just need to push them a little. This is a firmware update, have a look at the other posts at this web site to find the firmware revision that you need.

HOW TO PERFORM THE CALIBRATION
Make sure that the DVD player is turned OFF and in the stand-by mode with the little red LED glowing above the on/off button.
To enter the service mode/test mode, press Title, Clear, and Power on the remote.
This will produce the following menu:
Test Mode Menu
0. Syscon Diagnosis
1. Drive Auto Adjustment
2. Drive Manual Operation
3. Mecha Aging
4. Emergency History
5. Version Information
6. Video Level Adjustment

Exit: POWER Key
What each item does;
Syscon Diagnosis = Leave this for service technicians.
Drive Auto Adjustment = Automatically calibrates DVDs and CDs.
Drive Manual Operation = Manually calibrates DVDs and CDs with prompts for permission to skip, execute and/or proceed after each adjustment is made or skipped. Offers a fascinating look at all of the many adjustments made, but this method is time consuming.
Mecha Aging = Allows auto repeat mode for testing purposes.
Emergency History = Shows the number of hours on your machine.
Version Information = Shows firmware version.
Video Level Adjustment = Test pattern.
Press #1 (Drive Auto Adjustment) on the remote and the following menu will appear:
Drive Auto Adjustment
0. All
1. DVD-SL
2. CD
3. DVD-DL
4. SACD

Exit: RETURN
Press #1 (DVD-SL) on the remote and insert a Single Layer DVD when the drawer opens.
Even though you may be interested in calibrating only a dual-layer DVD, do not skip the single-layer calibration procedure. For some reason, the player prefers to first calibrate a single-layer DVD before proceeding to a dual-layer disc. Error messages may result if the single-layer calibration procedure is not performed first.
Press the enter key and the machine will begin to calibrate all of the playback features. When calibration is completed, follow the onscreen instructions to return to the above menu.
When the Drive Auto Adjustment menu returns, press #3 (DVD-DL) on the remote and insert a Dual Layer DVD when the drawer opens. Follow the instructions as noted above.
When calibration is completed, follow the onscreen instructions to exit from the Test Mode Menu. Now you can turn the player back on and try your dual layer discs to see if the layer change has improved.
If you have any concerns about trying this service mode calibration, leave it for an authorized service facility
Other solutions:

1. To reach this test menu on a DAV-S300, press and hold the "STOP" and "Muting" button on your DVD Player (not remote) and turn the volume nob clockwise about 180 degrees. You will see a flicker. A blue test screen will appear, allowing you to calibrate your DVD. Please note that if you have no technical experience, messing around in this menu can cause serious damage to your DVD. The calibration option will be under: option 1, Disc Drive Auto Adjustment (or words to that effect). Be sure to calibrate a single-layer disc first, then dual layer -- you need to calibrate both types. Good luck.


In order for the STOP + MUTE + VOLUME sequence to work, your player must be ON, but have no disc present. You need to empty the tray, power off the S300 and power it back on. Wait until the INSERT DISC/NO DISC prompt appears. Then try the SMV sequence. And you must use the buttons on the unit, NOT on the remote, to enter the service menu. Once in the menu, use your remote to select the auto calibration menu and go from there.


2. This will fix the C 13:00 problem on any Sony DVD player.
With the machine turned off on standby, press the following 3 buttons
on the handset, in order: TITLE CLEAR POWER. The Diagnostic Start menu will come up on the TV. Select the appropriate button number for "auto adjust". The
machine basically does it all. It asks you to select either a single
layer or double layer disc (whatever your offending disc is.) Ejects
the tray, asks you to put your disc in and then calibrates it. (It's
over in about half a second... painless) Just follow the prompts on the screen

Sony DAV-S300... | Answered on Aug 03, 2015


optical lens service

Sony DAV-S300... | Answered on Sep 05, 2014


time to clean optical lens

Sony DAV-S300... | Answered on Sep 05, 2014


Please clean tray loading section and specially loading belt. This cleaning will required to apart unit. If you are familiar with such kind of job, go ahead or ask help of local tech.

Sony DAV-S300... | Answered on May 08, 2014


You need to have remote control to perform tuning for radio because unit has no control buttons to do so.
You can get remote from Sony Accessories. Please write model number DAV-S300 in search box to get result.
Remote details are as under...
141883811 RM-SS300 REMOTE CONTROL Approx $70

Sony DAV-S300... | Answered on Nov 03, 2013


DON'T NEED A SEPERATE AMP THE SYSTEM HAS ONE IT IS PART OF THE CABINET THE DVD PLAYER IS IN, YOU CAN HOOK IT TO THE TV WITH A HDMI CABLE OR STANDARD VIDEO CABLE OR A PROGRESSIVE SCAN CABLE SETUP, FOR AUDIO U CAN USE STANDARD RCA CABLES, OR DIGITAL AUDIO, CHECK TO TO SEE WHAT OUTPUTS AND INPUTS THE TV G THE TV HAS ALSO CONSULT YOUR USER MANUAL FOR THE SURROUND SOUND. HERE ARE THE SPECS FOR THIS SYSTEM.
1000 WATT system total program power
5.1 Cube cinema HTS, 12 active drivers/magnetically shielded
I-Cube design satellite system
4 Multi-directional 2-way speakers()
center channel has 2-way with horn tweeter enclosure (200 WATTS)
Dual sub-woofers 400 WATTS; 2X6.5" aluminum poly-laminate cone
linked through digital custom crossover circuitry finished in: high-gloss piano and composite black w/silver brushed aluminum
complete 6 piece system (HTS surround speakers

Sony DAV-S300... | Answered on Jul 15, 2012


You .need a 5.1 reciever. Run the sub and speakers to the reciever run the reciver to your cable or tv

Sony DAV-S300... | Answered on Aug 05, 2011

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