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DVD message says "blocked"

My DVD player will not open and it says "blocked" on the message. It will cycle through opening, closing, and then blocked. There is no disc in the DVD player. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: DVD message says "blocked"

Some one had enterd a code into your system causeing that problem if you do not remember the code you will have to take it to a techn in order that they lift off the chip and reset it all over.

Posted on Jan 27, 2007

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Have a panosonic dmr-ez485v dvd recorder that cycles 5/6x when tray is closed with/without a dvd, and get "no read' message.

1.The DVD Drive makes two-three times noise than stop spin the media CD
or DVD.

-Bad DVDRW Drive.
2 The drive does spin CD-DVD but doesn't load.
-. Bad NDMi PCB VEP79180 or VJB79180
3. Drive spinning but don't load CD or DVD
More chance Bad Drive or Problem with drive PCB.

Open top Cover of drive, open tray,
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How can you access the rubber belt when the tray is closed? I Can't ! I had the...

1)just open the player
2)remove the rubber belt connecting the dc motor
3)you can open the disc tray now
4)if there are any dust particles or obstacles in the door way just clear them up by using the cloth(dry cloth preferred)
5)if you have any greasy material like vaseline,oil,etc then just put that in the door for easy movement of the disc tray

6)if needed change the rubber belt which is connecting the dc motor

7) just reconnect the rubber belt again and then just fit all screws that s all

what s more your player s disc tray will start ejecting like the previous how you were using..

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Philips DVD 723 . the tray is not opening. blocked message comes.

There will be a slotted hole on the underside slide a screw driver across this will manually activate the tray dogleg and will part open the tray for you.

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DVD drive will no longer open

I went to look at getting it fixed and wit was going to cost as much as a new device, so I pulled it to bits and found that the rubber band in the DVD player was frail. This meant it didn't have enough strenght to load the disk completely.

I went to a stationary shop and brought a new one the same size and it is perfect.

Cost. 10c.

You will need to be careful and confident pulling it to bits and some of the screws are no standard. good luck.

Alternatively there is a slot under the unit that you can force the DVD mechanism open or closed. A hassle though.

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First, make sure the DVD Recorder is completely disconnected from the Main Supply.

Then, if you look on the base of the unit, (just underneath the front of the Disc Insert/Eject Tray), there is a small slot, (approx 25 x 8mm), in which you can see a small, white, plastic lever probably situated near the right-hand side of the slot.

Then move this lever gently to the left, and then turn it on and the tray opens by pushing the button.

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Playing a dvd

I'm having a similar issue....I load a DVD and the player goes thru the normal cycle and just when you think you here the DVD start to cycles again and ejects and closes half way then powers off? I took off the cover (like I know what I'm doing) and figured that the leverage gear which raises the laser to the turn pad thing isnt getting acctuated....? I cant figure out what makes that gear turn..there is nothing really toughing it gear or spring? anyways I'm looking for a solution myself.

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Parental block princess dvd

This will make the player region free which may also reveal a menue that either gives you the oppertunity to clear the password or clears it automatically...

1. Turn on the Player (with no discs in)
2. Press the Open/Close button (leave it open, like if you were yet to insert a
3. Press the Display button (on the bottom of your remote control, close to the
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4. Press the following sequence: 1,3,6,9.
5. Press the number of the Region you want (0 for Region free)
6. Turn off and on your player.

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Solution 1: Most likely there is a foreign mechanical object obstructing the tray mechanism. If, like me, you have kids around every corner then most likely a curious little one has pushed something in to see "just what will happen". With some luck you can solve the problem by opening up the unit (power-off, unplugging first, of course) and doing a visual inspection for what shouldn't be there (pieces of paper, coins, toothpicks, fibres, etc).

Alternative Solution 2: Sometimes what happens is that the tray loading belt slackens over the years (age, humidity, over usage) and fails to respond quickly enough. In the absence of any obvious foreign object(s) this is a likely alternative explanation. Drive-tray electronics (called SERVOS) are programmed to expect timing signals to come within well-defined intervals of time. If this does not happen (such as due to a slack belt), then the condition is registered as an error. Try replacing the belt if solution 1 does not work.

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There's a tricky process to follow with the remote control to set the region code. It is: -Open the player. -Remove any DVD. -Close the player. -Power off the player. -Wait for 30+ seconds -Power on the player. -Press Menu,1,9 on the remote [this frequently takes a few tries]. -When the region screen appears, press enter to change region (Every time you press enter, the region code on the screen will increment by 1). -When the proper region code is displayed, press Return. -Open the player. -Insert DVD. -Close the player. -(Maybe just my player) If the player doesn't start the DVD, repeat Open/Close until the DVD starts. If it still doesn't start, power off for 10 minutes. Good Luck!

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