Magnavox - stuck in DEMO mode!

curt_normanJuly 22, 2005

My Magnavox model19PSC5 0121 is stuck in a demo mode. I cannot turn the power on or off, and NONE of the buttons work, nor does the remote control.

This happened once before, but being an old codger, I cannot recall how I got out of it.

I have unplugged the TV, and plugged it back in, multiple times and the TV comes on by itself!

The demo mode is a program that continues rolls-over and starts again, it demonstrates all of the featuers of the TV. I cannot locate the user's manual, or any reset buttons, etc. HELP!

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pee_wee

With the set ON. Press the volume up AND volume down at the same time.

OR

Press the channel up AND channel down at the same time.

pw

    Bookmark   July 23, 2005 at 11:04PM
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KristiSouth_live_com

Thank you from my family!!! your solution worked!!

    Bookmark   April 7, 2011 at 12:49AM
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Rayray235_gmail_com

Thank you had the same thing happen and is now fixed

    Bookmark   April 20, 2011 at 9:34PM
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bpeterson11

Thank you very much pushing both volume buttons fixed.

    Bookmark   January 1, 2013 at 11:38PM
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JJustin

Thank you for the advise on pressing both up and down buttons on the volume or channel at the same time, I had the same prob. and it really worked. Cual!

    Bookmark   January 3, 2013 at 8:44PM
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Connie_H

It WORKED. I've been messin' with this thing trying this and that and FINALLY got the bright idea to look it up on the internet! Don't know why I didn't think of that before; I usually look EVERYTHING up on the internet.
THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!

    Bookmark   November 1, 2013 at 12:16PM
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