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HT-WP38 This unit plays a DVD fine for the first 20-30 minutes, then it starts freezing up. Only for a second or two at first, then it gets longer and longer until it will not play. Stopping or pausing has no effect. If I turn the unit off for a while, then turn it back, the cycle continues.

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Re: HT-WP38

Cheapest and most logical start to the solution is to replace the optical block. looks like its focal point is drifting at a certain temp.almost impossible to pick up that problem without having that problem before. if i can advise,when you recieve the new part, unsolder the small bridgepiece that they put in for protection. if you dont, the unit will never work.

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