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My dvd player does not read any dvd's

I've had it for about 18 mos. it stoped working about 2 wks ago it tries to read but ejects the disks shortly afterwards

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Try cleaning disc to clean the lens.....If this doesn't help I suggest you get a new Player as fixing would approximately cost you the same amount as for the new one

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Posted on Nov 13, 2008

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DVD stuck in my Panasonic DMR-E30


Hi Rock.

I had the same problem like this on my machine. The best way to fix it is to turn the machine off completely and hold on the eject button then turn the power on. You want the first thing the player does is to eject the disk without trying to read it first.

I hope it works let me know if it doesn't and i'll try and recreate the problem on my player and see what i can do to get the disk out.

The last resort is to manually take the disk out but lets cross that bridge if my suggestion above doesn't work.

Thanks

smeags.

Feb 18, 2008 | Panasonic DMR-E30 DVD Recorder

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My dvd player is stuck on one dvd and wont let me eject, change disc, or even stop the current dvd. display reads "locked" whenever i press any buttons. can only turn on and off the device.


Hi, For some reason the disk will not play. You push the eject button over and over again, but the disk slot will not open. Here's one solution...
* 1 Turn off the DVD player. Wait a few minutes, turn the DVD player back on, and
then press the "eject" button. If this does not work, turn it off and unplug
the DVD player...while you keep pushing EJECT button plug the DVD and turn it on (your hand still on the eject..) is should come out..
* 2 ..if it does not eject , unplug the DVD player again, Remove the screws off DVD on the sides and take off the DVD casing.
* 3 Look for the DVD holder inside the DVD player. This device holds the DVD in
place while the DVD player reads the disk.
* 4 Push the stuck DVD disk toward the front of the DVD player until the DVD
ejects. Remember the DVD player is not on and some force ( gentle ! ) must be applied.
* 5 While it is open,plug it on and place a DVD disc just to see if mechanism works properly..
* 6 Replace the casing and the screws. Plug the player in and turn it on. Put
another DVD in to test whether the player is finally working ..
Hope this helps!..
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Jul 09, 2011 | Televison & Video

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I have a Samsung DVD R160 recorder. A few days ago the recorder was not on and it was making a noise like it was trying to read a disk. This went on for quite a while. I then turned it on and it would...


Try this, look for a small hole on the front of the unit.Use a pin and press in to see if it opens,ejects the disk .If no hole try seeing if you can press ,lift,pull at the door/slot while pressing the open door/eject either on the unit or with the remote control.It sounds like you may have a bad CD/DVD (copy) that the unit is trying to read/load but can't. keep trying to eject CD/DVD if this doesn't work unplug unit for 5 minutes,try open door again do press and hold open repeatedly I know it's frustrating but it just may eject.Don't use this recorder for playback of DVD buy a $30 DVD player the cheaper the better they play anything.GOOD LUCK

Jan 04, 2011 | Samsung DVD-R160 DVD Recorder

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3370 H player is 'blocked' cannot eject disk


Hi there, try tapping it lightly with your hand just above the tray and then press eject button!! It works everytime with my one!! Hope this helps!!

Nov 01, 2008 | Philips DVDR3380/05 DVD Recorder

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DVD tray will not open


When a disk is stuck inside the player , try following the procedure below:

Unplug power cord.
Plug back power.
Turn on the unit and press repeatedly the eject button at the same time. If you successeed in ejecting the disk before the player starts reading TOC(disk initial track), then the disk will eject.
If that does not work, then there is an internal fault, in that case the unit must be taken apart to remove the disk.

Feb 25, 2008 | Dual Presidian DVD Recorder

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Display says "LOCKED", won't eject disk, all other functions work. Need unlock procedure.


How I got my DVD from ”lock” condition

My DVD (Panasonic m: DMR-ES10) had gone to ”locked” condition without any warning.

Perhaps the reason was that I transfered the machine when it was on and recording was going…

Guidebook didn´t help to resolve the problem, neither Internet. Finally I managed to solve the promlem . This is how i did step by step:

1) Power on
2) Hello
3) read
4) no disc
5) functions
6) to others
7) setup
8) select down arrow
9) disc
10) select right arrow
11) setings for playback
12) enter
13) ratings (level8)
14) enter
15) No limit
16) enter
17) ”The Recorder is now unlocked” (picture of open lock)
18) enter
19) return
20) return

After this DVD works normally.

Jalmari

Aug 11, 2007 | Sony DVP-S330 DVD Player

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Plays cds but wont read dvds


upgrade the firmware on the product.

Nov 10, 2006 | Sanyo DRW-1000 DVD Recorder/VCR

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