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Player doesn't recognize any disc

I have used the DVD part of this VCR-DVD player only a few times and suddenly it won't accept any disc (including the cleaning disc). I saw the posted solution of cleaning the lens on the inside of the player. But if I open the unit I don't know which part is the lens. Where can I see a diagram of the inside of this unit with the parts marked? Also, if you know any other things to try, I would be glad to know. Thank you for any help you can give me.

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Re: Player doesn't recognize any disc

The lens is located right next to the spindle motor, or where the disc sits on a small round turntable looking disc. Be very carefull with this, as you can very easly damage it. Just take a slightly damped cotton swab and litely , in a swirling motion, clean the lens. With the dry end, do the same and try it. If it does not work, these players are common for the spindle motor, laser assembly, or the focus or tracking servos to go bad, and most likly will exceed the cost of a new one to have repaired. Good Luck PS Please do not forget to rate this thread.

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