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DVD 10 I have a HK DVD 10 DVD Player. It no longer plays dvd's, it sticks on 'Reading'. After a while it comes back and says DVD incompatible, regardless of what DVD I play. I have tried it with DVD's that I own and that I have played in the player numerous times in the past. It does however continue to play music CD's. Any idea's? David

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Re: DVD 10

It either needs some cleaning to the lens, or it might be that the player can't make the switch to read DVD's. It's my understanding that the laser has to change it's characteristics depending on the media it's reading. I believe what the drive does is try different laser settings (such as beam size, and intensity) until it can read the media. Your player might have a fault with this feature. If opening the player chasis and brushing dust of the lens doesn't fix it, you should take it to a decent lab to get an estimate for repair. It might be minor, as some further cleaning, or it might be more critical, parts replaced etc. Good luck

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