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Disc compartment won't open

When set on dvd, the disc tray won't open and the marker that shows which disc is being played shows 1 and 2. is there a reset button or a way that i can get it to open? Please help!

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Re: disc compartment won't open

Plug the dvd out then your plug it in back to reset it self.if that do not work take it to a tech to look at it the dvd ould be having a mechanical problem.the gears could be worn out or broken.good luck.

Posted on Apr 01, 2007

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You can try this options..hope this helps;
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  6. Power off
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I have a lifestyle 18 bose system which only plays region 2 DVDs. How can I get it to play region 1 as well?

Hi, check below the media center/DVD player as to what region your system was fixed into (indicated by a number inside a globe). This is located underneath the unit just beside the serial number. FI the system indicates that your system indeed is set to region-2 then proceed as follows. IF it marks a different number region, then bring the unit to the Bose service center.

Steps in UNLOCKING REGION CODE of media center:

1. Load a DVD and wait for the display to show "REGION CODE ERROR, CONTACT BOSE"
2. Once this comes out, press eject button on your remote control but do not remove DVD disc
3. Press the following button commands in sequence (make sure they are in sequence and are pressed by looking into the media center display where a small green dot should blink indicating that each command is received).
4. First you need to initiate the system region change on the remote control:
a.while the tray is out and the DVD is still in the tray, press and release "RIGHT" arrow button
b. then press and release "UP" arrow button
c. after, press and release "SHUFFLE" button
d. then press and release "STOP" (black square symbol) button
e. lastly, press and release "MUTE" button and system should go on mute (indicated in the LCD display

After this, you now can change the region code by doing the following button press on your remote control:
1. While the DVD tray is out still and the DVD disc is in the tray, press and release "STOP" button (black square mark)
2. Press and release "SHUFFLE" button
3. Press and release number "0" button on numeric keypad
4. Lastly, press and release "ENTER" button on your remote control and the DVD tray should go back inside the DVD. The disc then should start loading and playing resumes.
5. Allow the DVD disc to run for a few minutes (if you want enjoy a full movie) to keep the region change resident before switching off again.

Now enjoy your Bose Lfiestyle DVD System REGION FREE!!!

Do note, this does not apply to Bose DVD system that are locked to region-1

Glad to be of service always!

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1. Abrir a bandeja do aparelho / Open the tray

2. Aperte a tecla DISC / Press DISC buton

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Open the tray
Choose which disc you are going to watch and use the Change Disc button to push the selected disc to the back (ie, if you want to view Disc 1, discs 3 and 4 will be visible in the tray).
Look down the center holes of discs 3 and 4... manually move your tray left-or-right to align the holes with the tray.
Push the Direct Play button on the top right of the unit for your disc of choice (Disc 1 using the example above).

hope that helps... I've searched for a while and played around with the unit (with and without the cover on) trying to figure out a way to re-align the tray, but no luck.


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I had the same problem. Also, the disc tray had issues opening if there was no disc in there. The problem was two fold... I think.

1) It was kinda dusty inside the machine and needed a good air can dusting. Get around the tray but be careful not to turn the can upside down and freeze components. I also ran a lens cleaner disc several times.

2) The tray top (only visible with the system open) was starting to warp... likely because the build up of dust was creating too much heat, also causes issues in reading discs... I created a make shift cushion that I taped to the top of the plastic tray that was depressed when the top of the machine was placed back on. This required several tests as if too much pressure was applied, the tray wouldn't open at all and I got read issues in the middle of playing a disc (possibly an alignment issue of the lens caused from the pressure). I finally got a good system where I occasionally have push the top with my finger to open the tray only if it was empty so my padding (made from gauze and gauze tape) was barely getting pressure. Again, this took about 30 minutes of trial and error to get it right. The heat and the displacement due to the warped cover could have caused read issues.

I don't know if either or both of these were the cause of the problem but I can safely say that I have no issues now and yes, prior to this, I slowly went from 100% reading discs to almost 0%.

Sorry for the winded response but this saved me from buying a new system and may save you. Good Luck!

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