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CD plays CD's intermittently does not recognise some CDs

Hi, My Sony SA-VA100 system CD is playing up. Even with original CD's sometimes it plays a CD and sometimes does not recognise the very same CD. Also does not recognise burn't CD's and original educational voice CD's. From 20 original CD's I tested on the player it recognised only half of the CD's. Later it would not replay some that it had earlier played. The CD's are all clean. I tried the ffg already: Cleaned the CD's Reset the system to factory settings. Sometimes it will play a CD when surround sound is off, other times it does not play a CD at all. How can I fix this problem, can the CD reader/optical device be upgraded on the Sony SA-VA100 so that it reads all types of CDs? Thanks Chris

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In my side i already encountered that problem.this is what eve done,i'm just clean the lens with cotton and one drop of alcohol, after cleaning,its work.....just follow what i'm doing....

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I have a Sony SA-VA100 TV just need to know how to hook up all the cables Have cables but no manual

Hi showboat _57,
If you've misplaced the manual you may download a copy in Pdf format. Click this LINK.
It will guide you on how to hook up the inputs.
Hope I helped you.
Have a nice day!
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I need the wires to conect two speakers sony sa-va100r

Which two speakers?

The speakers themselves appear to use standard spealer wire with bare ends. Just get a roll of lamp cord at the hardware store and cut it to the length you need.

Between the two front speakers they require a standard RCA stereo audio cable.

If you're needing the flat cable the link above is a breakdown of the various components. Perhaps you could contact them and describe which 'wire' you need.

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Feb 01, 2011 | Sony SA-VA100 System

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Need help taking apart a sony sa-va100. One of your experts nealpj1 has taken one apart and he mentions ''Just like the processor, you will have to replace the grease or hear sink liquid'' I want to try...

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It does have a common solder failure on the outputs and regulators.
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When i play cds on my SonySA-VA100 system the song skips

you need to remove the lid/cover expose the laser diode use a cotton bud wipe it clean,is this your only cd player in the house? and unstable mains power coming in can cause odd things to happen with cd's. the other thing is to add some lub to the motor that drives the cd spindle,again if this does not get up to speed it wont play properly.

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Help with Sony SA-VA100, No Sound!!!

Your best bet is to actaully purchase a better CD player, which sucks because it sounds like the one that Sony sent you in the VIAO system is defective. I would contact the merchant that you purchased the system from and demand them to replace the defective drive.

I hope this helps.

Michael Lazar

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