From the Daytek site here
Consumer Electronics Product (Limited One-Year Warranty)
All models of DVD Players/Recorders, Home Theater Systems, LCD TVs and Plasma TVs are furnished against all defects in materials and workmanship for one (1) year from date of purchase from an authorized DAYTEK ELECTRONICS CORPORATION dealer, an Authorized value-added retailer or an Authorized DAYTEK ELECTRONICS CORPORATION distributor.
For all Consumer Electronics products including DVD Players/Recorders, Home Theater Systems, LCD TVs and Plasma TVs, customer needs to pay both ways freight charges. Drop off to our service depot is welcome in order to avoid freight charges.
The warranty for P871 is One (1) year. Please be advised that some warranty cards show Three (3) years mistakenly.
Check and see if there is a date of mfr on the case like the Liteon's. They do state in the warranty about where you bought it, but as long as it is in the warranty period try and drop it off at one of their authorized places. By your post you are in Canade and can drop it off at no charge.