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DVD starts to load but does not play.

When a DVD is inserted into the player it starts to load but then displays the message 'wrong regional disc'. However, we do have one DVD that does play (Cartoon Network). Have we adjusted the settings in some way? And how can we get it back?

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  • Syranox Nov 05, 2007

    I put in a burnt CD and tried to play it and it said wrong disk and this was after watching anther burnt CD. So I put in a Normal CD and tried to run it and it did the same thing said "Wrong disk"

  • Spartan117 Dec 11, 2007

    my tfdvd5000 with a screen is inserted and then it says wrong disc and then i tried six other dvds but it wouldnt work. do i need a cleaner for it or is it some other problem?

  • Peter Shaw Dec 18, 2007

    I couldn't get a response from Coby either. They did not respond to my e-mail. I suggest we all by a better player with more reliable after sales service.

  • Anonymous Dec 27, 2007

    yeah my wouldnt play either

  • Anonymous Feb 22, 2008

    I watched an entire dvd on my TF-DVD5000. I went to reinsert it an hour later and it keeps giving me the message "wrong disc". What happened in the one hour? Which setting could have changed? I haven't been able to find any trouble-shooting solutions.

  • GLorenz2 Jul 04, 2008

    I have a Coby DVD player and i put in any disc I wont and it says no disc.

  • nathan_ghel Dec 04, 2008

    my player wont play dvd.when i insert a disc reply no disc

  • jlisabradley Dec 22, 2008

    Coby VZON Portable DVD Player with Screen - When a DVD is put in, the screen keeps reading loading disc for a very long time and eventually reads wrong disc.



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Not sure if anyone found this solution, worked for me.
1. Press SETUP
3. Change the code to 255 using the RIGHT arrow key

This will unlock the DVD player for all regions.

Posted on Nov 13, 2008

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I have a Coby DVD7107 with the same "Wrong Disk" problem. I emailed Coby a couple of days ago but now I know to not expect a response. I did find the cause of the problem, I first though it was the laser pickup, but when I defeated the door open switch I could see that when the unit did not load the DVD was only spinning at approximatly 1/3 or less of its normal speed. When the disk would spin at the high speed ( not very often) the DVD would load. So the problem seems to be either the driver motor that spins the dvd or the electronics that control the motor speed. Either way I guess we are all "screwed" when it comes to any assistance from Coby. I went to eBay to try and find the same model for parts or repair but all of them had the same problem listed - would not load - wrong disk. But we do have a nice monitor that you could hook up to an external DVD player (just make sure it isn't a Coby).

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

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I have a coby TF DVD 5000 buyed a year at least.
suddenly it was out of service.
Three technicians said it a problem chip and anyone of them doesn´t have this piece. i tried to call COBY , but anybody answered me

Posted on Dec 16, 2007

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