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Cd's always skip

I have 2 Sony 200 disk changers, cdp-cx220 and cdp-cx255. I've had them both for 10 yrs. They now BOTH have the same problem at around the same time. ALL cd's skip after a couple of tracks into them. It skips so badly that it crazily goes to other tracks adjacent to what it's trying to play. I've used a cleaning cd with a small carbon fiber brush (maybe 1/2" long) located on track 2. I've also sprayed windex on the small brush, figuring it was my cigar smoke choking the lens. Changers are on different floors, weird how they both crapped out within a month or two of each other.

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You have done well for 10 years laser changes are in order

When a cd skips it is due to laser diode becoming weak over time not producing an original beam causing focus prolbems ,hence skipping discs

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