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"bad disk" of error

Every time , when I insert CD disk, Durabrand CD-2086 Boombox shows an error of "bad disk" after showing message of "Reading" for a while. Have tried to clean up laser lense, but it is still same. Anything else I can do? Thanks.

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Before you go replacing your stereo, try cleaning your laser lens with rubbing alcohol and a qtip. let it dry for a few mins and try a music disc again.

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    Maybe it has a pot adjustment on the laser? This requires you take it apart but the adjustment changes the laser resistance which can make the laser able to read again.


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Make sure that the disk you are trying to play is an Official bought one, and not a CDR type, if you have done this and are still getting the same results, its the CD laser light thats at fault, and because the Laser light is pretty much the CD player, it will mean the whole CD player will need to be replaced. I hope this helps.


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