I have my DP-1000 around a year and a half and last week started
with similar simptoms.
I connect the plug, the player lights up but eject buton doesn't open
After 20 or so plugs and unplugs it finally boots up correctly.
If i disconect it, he comes back with the same problem at boot.
I activated the warranty on the device, and i'm waiting to see
if they fix it, or exchange it for a brand new.
I think this player should,t boot up at the exact time as we connect the
Most of the time when i connect it, i really can hear the sound of sparks
from the electric plug.
It should have a secondary On/Off because this may well be the source of
the player problems.
I move the player a lot, from my room to my living room, etc, and the constant plug/unplung may have caused this.
Everytime he remained still and connect he always booted up correctly.
Well let's see how this story end's. I really like the player and i hope
they can fix it.