Tip & How-To about Audio Players & Recorders

Getting a "no Disc" or read errors?

1. Check and see if you using a support media type.

2. Use a cleaning kit as always the best bet.

3. Put you ear in front of the system and see if the disc is spinning.

a. Check that HAT and make sure the disc is not misaligned
b. Check the motor and make sure there was not any slipped bands.
c. Check for any debris in the unit that might be causing the failure.

Sometimes you might have to replace the optical laser or even the motor in these units as they do go bad after a couple years. Please consider the facts here to fix a DVD might cost you more then purchasing a new unit.

Remember if you cannot do the steps above then you should probably have it repaired or replace the unit as a whole.

There is no true inexpensive repair to these units once the reach a certain age.

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2.> Dirty laser head. : Music & electronic stores sell a special dvd laser cleaning kit, usually around 20$ that should do the trick.

Remember always clean your cd / dvd's before you put them into your machine and always put them back in the case.

As far as hacks go, that will void your warrenty and generally is not a good idea, most hacks are firmware changes that once made can kill the ability to play some games or worse brick your system.

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