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Sharp XL-HP535 Hi! Have the problem. The system can not read any CD, writes "Read TOC", then "No disk". Lens clean, mechanics working well. I think the problem with the laser itself. How do I check?

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  • arlekino Oct 18, 2008

    I run CD realignment process (FOF, TOF, TBAL, TGAN, FGAN, RFLS), but  test stops at  TBAL. When I turn off the system - CD drive motor continues to work...


  • Anonymous Oct 31, 2008

    same as previous

  • dehowletts
    dehowletts Dec 17, 2008

    i have the exact same problem if i eject then re-insert the CD sometimes it'll play....

    but it won't play anymore than 3-5 minutes of an mp3 disc....?

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Hi try this.....

Put the system in standby (ie off but plugged in) then whilst pressing down the record button and the X-BASS/DEMO button, press the PRESET DOWN (i.e.left hand one) button until "CLEAR ALL" appears, then power on your system.

This gave me some functionality back i.e. i can play normal wave CD's but not mp3 ones....

Hope this helps


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