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DVD disc stuck inside

I put a DVD in it about 2 years ago, and have not played it since...The DVD is still in the player, and when I attempted to eject it, The eject door does not swing up and a I don't get any response.. The Eject doesn't work.. I can find no pinhole of any sort to insert a paper clip... What am I doing wrong

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SOURCE: Disc Tray Will Not Eject

Just next to the eject button on the actual recorder there should be a tiny pinhole.  If you use a small paperclip and insert it, then push, you should be able to manually eject the DVD.  Hope this helps!

Posted on Oct 16, 2007

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SOURCE: the dvd player will not eject the dvd

We once had 2 DVDs in the tray (thanks, kids). The tray would not open and had similar symptoms.

We eventually pulled/pried-open the tray (while it was attempting to open by itself, aka you could hear the try motor was activating.)

I'm sure a tech would cringe at this, but it did eventually pop open (with our aggressive help) - and all is well.

Good luck.

Posted on Jan 10, 2008

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SOURCE: DVD slot does not open. Can't insert into it.

Sounds like the dvd door is stuck. Try using a paperclip in the small hole by the dvd door to open manually. Once opened then try to use the button to close. Hope this helps.

Posted on Dec 22, 2008

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SOURCE: Go Video DVD will not eject

this suggestion made on this forum worked great for me.
I don't care if it does sound silly.. smack the unit smartly over the eject tray when you press the eject button.

Posted on Dec 27, 2008

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SOURCE: System will not eject video tape and is locked

This unit is confused. The timing may be messed up. Try unplugging the unit for 1/2 hour. This will force a system reset and make the unit go through a complete startup check/reset. This may clear it up. If not, hopefully the symptoms will change slightly. Please post the results of the "reset".


Posted on Nov 03, 2009

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SOURCE: DVD player will not read any discs.

> I tried recording a VHS to a DVD according to the instructions in the manual.
There can hardly be instructions in the manual to do this since that model is not a DV Recorder, but if it isn't reading any DVD then you have a warranty problem assuming your unit is still within the warranty period.
That unit is capable of recording DVD content to VHS tape but not the opposite.

Posted on Mar 13, 2010

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