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Disk Tray I have Sony RDR HX710 dvd Recorder. Does anybody know ho to open disk tray without having power on?

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Look for a tiny hole on the front of the player and insert a paperclip into it and push. That will open it.

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  2. IMPORTANT: If necessary, consult the instruction manual for specific steps about how to disable the child lock feature.
  3. Attempt to open the disc tray.
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