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Disc tray and playback problems

My JCV TH-C5 system is not ejecting the individual disc trays, and it will not play the DVDs and CDs that are in there either. The only response I get when I press a command is a mild buzzing noise, as if the system is trying to respond to the command, but cannot proceed, and then the buzzing noise stops (which lasts for about 6-7 seconds). I have already locked and unlocked the disc tray ejection, as a form of resetting, but witnessed no change.

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Posted on Feb 14, 2008

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Re: disc tray and playback problems

This problem is caused by the "worned out" rubber band that enable the mutiple trays to rotate.Hence, the disc is not able to be detected and played by the system. Remove the system cover, take a look inside at the rotational axis part and replace the "rubber band" that loses it elasticity.

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Re: disc tray and playback problems

Unplug the unit for 12 to 24 hours. if that doesnt work, take apart the unit and manually clean the lens on the laser assy with a cotton swab and a little alcohol. Dry it off with the dry end of the swab and see if that helps. if it does not help, your going to need to take the unit in to be looked at.

Posted on Sep 22, 2006

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