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Will play cd's but cant read dvd's - NO DISC appears

When i load a (normal) dvd, it takes a while 'loading' but then a NO DISC message appears. i've already tried the following: - i bought a laser cleaner but this hasn't helped - i reset the machine by holding down the stop button but this also hasn't fixed the problem music cd's play fine, and the player is reasonably new. please help. andrew.

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Re: will play cd's but cant read dvd's - NO DISC appears

Could be that the lazer is faulty.try multizoning unit. switch on unit with NO disc inside. press enter,press 84269 and press enter again. unit will switch off.

Posted on Feb 22, 2007

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Why my system eject cd/ dvd and after that i use combinition keys eject+ stop to lock it, it dosen't read the disc and show's no disc in. how i can fix it?

You can't. CD/DVD or even VHS have sensors. Sensors sending information about empty or loaded. Can be laser are broken too. Laser after loaded dick try to read out information from disc, but if no info, device understand like 'empty disk' or 'just no disk'.
You can try to buy CD/DVD cleaning disc for laser clean, but if driver can't find disc perhaps it not help.

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I have a Digital Home Theater HT-DS400 Samsung. I have problems in reading a music CD or a DVD. You can read the message "Loading.." for a while and then stops and reads "NO DISC". ...

  • Make sure you have a non home made DVD. Some DVD players will not play DVD'S in certain formats.
  • If you have a normal DVD in the DVD player and are getting "NO Disk" then there is a real good possibility the lens is just so dirty that it is not recognizing your DVD at all. This happens a lot to all disk players that are neglected from the cleaning process. Get a disk player cleaner and run it through a few times until the disk is read again. Sometimes the lens is so dirty you have to try a few times just to get the cleaner disk itself to play just to do the actual cleaning. Make sure to run that cleaner disk through once a week. These disk cleaners "sweep" the lens and work well. You can get one at your local Best Buy for $8usd.
  • The last thing it could be is that somehow the lens has come out of alignment. Just a millimeter out of alignment is all it takes to not be able to read a disk and DVD players get bumped and knocked off the shelf easy. So this can happen often especially with the more smaller travel DVD player.

  • Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa.

Regards, Tony

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clean the lens of your dvd if that does not work there is a strip connected to the lens have that replace or adjusted by a tech.good luck.

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Is this happens on every disc? The NO PLAY message appears when "The disc that this unit cannot play is loaded (from the user guide)". Maybe it's something to do with the DVD region? If you sure that the system supports the disc's format.. And it won't play other discs... try to clean the CD lens. CD lens cleaning discs: Every CD, stereo equipment, department, discount, store - and even sidewalk venders - carries CD lens cleaning discs. Are they of any value? Can they cause damage? I generally don't consider CD lens cleaning discs to be of much value for preventive maintenance since they may just move the crud around. However, for pure non-greasy dust (no tobacco smoke and no cooking grease), they may not hurt and could even do a good enough job to put off a proper cleaning for a while longer. However, it's also possible they will ruin the lens. Consider that the worst thing to do to a precision optical surface is to wipe it with a dry cloth as this is likely to scratch the surface as it rubs the dust over it. To the lens, a speck of dust is like a boulder. Once the lens is scratched, replacement of the entire optical pickup is the only remedy. And, since there are absolutely no sorts of standards for these things, it is possible for a really poorly designed cleaning disc to damage the lens even if the dust itself is non-abrasive. In addition, if the cleaning disc doesn't look like a CD to the optical pickup or disc-in sensor, the lens it may not even spin. So, the drawer closes, the drawer opens, and NOTHING has been accomplished! (But at least no damage will be done.) As if this isn't enough, NEVER put one into a high-X CDROM (DVD player or DVDROM drive). The high speed rotation may cause the cleaning disc and/or player/drive to self destruct. And, don't try a cleaning disc on an automotive CD player that sucks in the disk - it will get stuck.

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