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Tray won't open!

When I turn on my SA-HT900 I get the usual HELLO, then TRAY INIT message and then PLEASE WAIT. Nothing then happens and the WAIT message remains on the display. I have turned off and on again a number of times with the same outcome. Can anybody help?

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  • Anonymous Feb 06, 2009

    When i power on the system it says hello and than "INIT", than it stays on it its been on there for days....HELP ME

  • Anonymous Mar 03, 2009

    same as above

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Hi, not being too familiar with this model ( i.e. whether a single disc or 5 disc changer). it sounds like the CD player section is trying to find home position and will not continue until it has done so. It is very likely that there is a disc in the mechanism and depending how competent you are with a screwdriver, you may be able to release the disc either by removing the top cover or check on the underside of the machineto see if there is a hole in the bottom where you can wind the cd mechanism to the eject position.

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