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DVD will not play a disc, when you close the tray, it will eject

The DVD will not play the disc, when you close the tray, after about 5 seconds it will eject the disc.

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  • jason May 11, 2010

    if lightly pushing in on the tray till it closes helps it to be able to read the disc then....

    does it help it to read the disc ?

  • jason May 11, 2010

    have you tried lightly pushing in on the tray to see if it will read the disc ?

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Bad Disc.

Try a known good store bought Movie in player?

Still Bad Disc?

DVD unit in your player is bad.

Throw in garbage.

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Clean your laser lens and try a know good disk

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WILL NOT EJECT DISC


What is the model number of your DVD player? You may try power resetting the unit and check if it helps. To power reset, turn OFF the DVD player and unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet for 30 seconds. Plug the power cord back into the electrical outlet and turn the player ON. Attempt to open the disc tray.

Depending on the model number of your DVD player, simultaneously press the POWER + STOP + EJECT buttons. If the disc tray still does not open, simultaneously press the DISC1 + STOP + EJECT buttons.
NOTE: This step may not apply to all models as DISC1 is not available on all DVD players.

If this does not work and if the DVD player has DISPLAY and PREV buttons, press and hold the DISPLAY+PREV buttons for two seconds to unlock the drawer.
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FOR SONY PLAYER's

This issue may occur if the disc is damaged or if the disc was not inserted properly into the Blu-ray Disc® player. Follow the steps below to open the disc tray and eject the disc.
  1. Turn off the Blu-ray Disc player.
  2. Disconnect the power cord (mains lead) or AC adapter.
  3. Allow the disc player to remain without power for 30 seconds.
  4. While pressing the OPEN/CLOSE button located on the front of the disc player, reconnect the power cord.
    IMPORTANT: For some Blu-ray Disc Home Theater models it is necessary to press and hold the OPEN/CLOSE andPLAY buttons simultaneously, then reconnect the power cord.
    NOTE: This step may require the assistance of a second person.
  5. After reconnecting the power cord, when the tray opens, release the OPEN/CLOSE button.
  6. Remove the disc.
  7. If necessary, disconnect and then reconnect the power cord to recover the player.

Aug 24, 2015 | DVD & Blu-Ray Players

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Hi, I wonder if anybody can help me with a problem with my DV-717 DVD Player?


Hard question: Have you considered opening it to see what mechanism is doing and also to make sure something that does not belong inside got there in the mechanism?

I have seen where somehow a second disc got inserted and if the mechanism jams for any reason odd issues and or shutdown may happen.

Apr 09, 2012 | Pioneer DVD & Blu-Ray Players

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Does not play when disc entered nor when play is selected. (XD-E500KB)


Hello

Push in the plug connected to the "Video Out" jack on the rear of the Dvd to ensure it is connected firmly. Check the connection at the back of the TV as well.

Press the "Source" or "Input" button on the TV remote to verify the television's input is set to the DVD connection.

Press the "open/close" button on the front of the DVD to open the disc tray. Insert and test different DVDs to determine if the problem is with a specific disc, or if the player will not operate.

Eject the DVD tray and insert the DVD laser lens cleaner. Close the tray and wait a few seconds for the cleaning disc to load. Press "Play" on the front control panel to spin the disc through the cleaning cycle.

Remove the cleaning disc, insert a DVD and test playback operation. If the machine still will not play discs, the main receiver unit may require internal repairs best left to an experienced technician.

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Feb 02, 2011 | Toshiba DVD & Blu-Ray Players

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I can't record with my DVD player on 1x-16x DVDs


This unit is too old and too basic to handle 16x speed. However, there is a firmware update for this model DVD/VCR to record on 8x.

All you have to do is call the toll-free number in your manual and request it. They will send you an update disc.

Here is the basic procedure after you receive the update disc:

1. Turn on your TV and your combo unit. The tray should be closed. The unit must be in DVD mode.

2. Quickly press the sequence CM Skip, 6, 5, 4 (This will switch it into firmware update mode. The tray will eject automatically.)

3. Insert the disc and push the tray back in.


4. The update will begin. It will take approx. 2-3 minutes. It will tell you when it is complete and eject the tray.

5. When it is done, remove the disc, but DO NOT close the tray. It will go back in later. Turn the power off.

6. Wait a few minutes and when the tray goes back in wait about another 10 seconds and then you may turn the unit back on.

Firmware update procedure is now completed.

Sep 11, 2009 | Emerson EWR20V4 DVD Recorder/VCR

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REGION 2 DVDS ON REGION 1 PLAYER


1) Turn on the player with no disc in the tray
Wait till the unit is at the Samsung logo screen.
2) Open then close the tray, wait to see the No-Disc Message in the top Left Corner
3) Now press the REPEAT button on the remote, followed by a five digit code.
In this case Repeat 29334
4) When it works a 1 will appear in the top left corner
5) Press 9 to make it regionless.
6) Press Eject to OPEN to open the disc tray.
7) Press Eject to CLOSE to close the disc tray.
8) Power the unit off
9) Now power the unit on again, it should now read all regions of DVD Disc.

Enjoy

Jul 18, 2009 | Samsung DVD-1080P9 DVD Player

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Loss of colour when playing any discs


Possible the DVD player is outputting in progressive scan mode. Try checking your manual to find out how to turn it back to interlace... with LG, it's either a button at the front, or a menu item in the Picture category... you could also try ejecting the disc, closing the tray and when it says "No Disc" then hold the stop button down for 5-10 seconds... see if that helps.

Apr 23, 2009 | LG DE9523P DVD Player

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DVD tray won't open


Try to reinitialize the DVD functions, in the manual:

http://books.jvcservice.com/booklist.asp?Model=DR-MV1SU
Page 84

Turn the player OFF,
Press and hold the power button, While holding it, press the Stop button for 2 seconds or more.

Once its reset, see if it will eject.


Dec 27, 2008 | JVC DR-MV1SU DVD Recorder/VCR

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Tray Opens and Closes Repeatedly After Disc Jam


check to see if tray is out of alignmnet ..also check to see if 5 or 7 pin flat ribbon cable form servo drive board to tray got dislodged from connector or is bent,cut etc...

Dec 03, 2007 | Sony DVP-NC650V Multi-disc DVD Player

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Disc Tray Will Not Eject


Just next to the eject button on the actual recorder there should be a tiny pinhole.  If you use a small paperclip and insert it, then push, you should be able to manually eject the DVD.  Hope this helps!

Oct 16, 2007 | GoVideo Go Video DVD/VCR Combo

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Dvd recorder doesn't eject disc


Yes, I'm having the exact same problem -- I can't eject the dvd that's in the player right now either manually or remotely. It plays fine.

Sep 23, 2007 | DVD & Blu-Ray Players

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