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Insignia portable player NS-8PDVDA not working


My insigia NS-8PDVDA portable DVD player is not working. If I load a DVD it keeps saying 'Loading' and after some time says 'No Disc'.
Tried changing lot of DVD disc but same problem.
Pls. help.

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  • cnickb Dec 17, 2008

    i have the same problem. I've tried cleaning the laser glass and still no dice. Help

  • Anonymous Jan 11, 2009

    The disc keeps spinning really fast, while the DVD states it's loading but cannot read it.

  • Anonymous Jan 24, 2009

    I have the same problem, but compared to other DVD players it looks like the disk is not spinning fast enough so maybe the disk motor isn't working properly.

  • ikkin74 Jan 26, 2009

    My player stopped working today. It froze in the middle of the dvd. I tried another dvd (thinking maybe there was a problem with the disc). Now, no matter what I try, the player reads "no disc". Is there a fix?? Or is it time for a better player? I've only had this for a year and it is NOT overused!!

  • Mike Weyrauch
    Mike Weyrauch Jan 29, 2009

    mine just keeps spinning really fast and then says no disc and stops spinning. Discs work fine in other players though. Anyone find a solution or know how much it costs to fix?



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Here's how I've solved same symptoms with our NS -PDVD8a:

1. Cleaned laser optics with isopropyl alcohol/swap --make sure you let the optics dry/IPA evaporate from the optics before running
2. Using compressed air can--cleaned laser track
3. Gently move laser along track several times - it seems laser is having most trouble at start of disc -- not sure it needs lubrication, but running it along track several times seems to have righted it

Had to do this a couple of times, but it's working now -- expect I will need to do this again -- no idea how long fix will work.

Good luck!

Posted on Feb 14, 2009


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