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DVD player won't play audio cd

It plays DVDS quite alright but when you insert an audio cd, it takes a while loading ('cause it says so)but it says 'No Disc'. Please help find the solution

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Clean the laser lens as they could be dirty,if that does not work take it to a tech for a check and repair.lens might need to be replaced.

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Was this player playing previously? And how long have you been using this player? I suspect the lens of the player. Once the lens of the player becomes weak, it won't play discs any longer.

The first thing my mind goes to, is the lens. The lens id responsible for reading/loading data on discs. So if the lens is unable to read the disc, there is no way the player is going to play the disc.

To confirm if actually its a laser problem, insert an Audio CD into the player and see if will play. If it plays, then obviously, your laser (lens) is weak. But if it doesn't play Audio CD, then it might still be the laser (lens) or probably, a mechanism problem.

Get a lens cleaner, use it to clean the lens. If that doesn't solve the problem, get a screw driver, open the player's cover so that you can gain access to the lens, use a cotton board to clean the surface of the lens. This should clean dust or dirt that might be on the lens.

If non of the above solves the problem, then know that you need to replace the laser to a brand new one.

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Once this us done, your player will play all DVD discs again.

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Hello,

I quite agree with you. But to be very sure, play also with Video CD and Audio CD plates respectively. These two show play properly.

Once a DVD player lens is getting weak, it would start selecting DVD plates, but would play Video CD and Audio CD well. And if the lens gets weaker, it might not play Video CD's properly.

You could use a cotton board to clean the lens of the DVD player, and see if it would improve while loading DVD plates.

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DVD609AT:

The manual is available at Philips website, the number for more info in manual is out-of-date; the new number is 1-800-605-8610


This unit has a problem when playing dual-layer discs of some kinds - read the warnings on the Magnavox website - playing the wrong kind of disc will cause an error that will require svc/repalcement to fix

Playable Discs
This DVD Player will play Digital Video Discs (DVDs) and Audio CDs. In order to play a
DVD or Audio CD on this DVD Player, make sure the Disc meets the requirements for
Region Codes and Color Systems as described on this page. Also, the Discs should have
the following logos and should meet these standards.
• CD-ROM
• Compact Disc-Interactive
(CD-I)
• Compact Disc-Recordable
(CD-R)
• Digital Video Disc-Video
Recordable (DVD-VR)
• DVD-RAM
• DVD-ROM
• Super Audio CD (SACD)
• Photo CD
• Video CD
• Video Single Disc (VSD)
Digital
Video
Disc
12 cm
12 cm
Approx. 4 hours
(single-sided)
Approx. 8 hours
(double-sided)
Approx. 80 minutes
(single-sided)
Approx. 160 minutes
(double-sided)
20 minutes
8 cm
8 cm
(singles)
Logo
Maximum
Disc Type Contents Playback Time
Sound
and
Pictures
Audio
CD
Disc Size
Sound
74 minutes
Disc
Segments
DVDs are
divided into Titles,
which are divided
into Chapters.
Titles and Chapters
are numbered.
Audio CDs are divided
into numbered Tracks, i.e.,
a track may be one song.


Unacceptable Discs
If you insert an unacceptable type of disc, “Please insert a playable disc” will appear on
the TV screen. Also, “- - - - - “ will appear on the DVD Player display panel. Insert a
DVD or Audio CD. The following Discs will not play on this DVD Player.

• CD-ROM
• Compact Disc-Interactive
(CD-I)
• Compact Disc-Recordable
(CD-R)
• Digital Video Disc-Video
Recordable (DVD-VR)
• DVD-RAM
• DVD-ROM
• Super Audio CD (SACD)
• Photo CD
• Video CD
• Video Single Disc (VSD)

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Most DVDs have two lasers. One for DVD & one for CD.

Sounds like the CD laser has failed.

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