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My marantz cd 7300 reads no disc probably needs a new laser, where do i get one, thoes sold on ebay look different, many thanks, Peter.

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This sounds crazy but it works for some reasons. Marantz CDR500 would not read and initialise some blank discs but no problem with reading finalised ones and erratic would and would-not work. Tried cleaning lens and even blowing ar through it. Before I wasted money in air I thought why not try hairdryer into open tray and lens area and just for measure across blank CD. I know this sounds weird but it worked every time and machine will read any make of disc like this. I do not have any scientific explanation only the fact that it works!!!

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SOURCE: Technics Cd player doesn't read disc. Says no disc.

You cannot replace the new lens your self. coz there are some process to replace a new lens. withour much knowledge of servicing you might damage the new lens too.

try to find some substitute for your technics lens

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SOURCE: Sony CDP-C235 CD Changer Dirty Laser Problem

Please replace optical block (laser) of CDP-C235.
It is available in Part Store.

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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SOURCE: My Marantz CD63SE SPECIAL EDITION CD PLAYER won't read discs

Most likely, new optical (lazer) pick up required to solve this issue.

Posted on Dec 01, 2009

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SOURCE: Laser is malfunctioning on my Marantz CD Recordable DR6000

the laser in your DR-6000 is exactly the same as what's in the philips cdr-775 and cd-r-770.
a brand new laser for these are very hard to get hold of and are very expensive. personally i would look out for the above philips models on ebay for less money then take the whole mechanism out and unscrew the servo board and then fit the marantz servo board in place of it and fit it back into your recorder.
i have done this on numerous occasions with no problems.

hope this helps.

Posted on Sep 12, 2010

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SOURCE: Marantz CD48 - CD spins backwards

Check the small signal transistors BC338 and BC328, they're under the transport mech and will be near where the spindle motor plugs in to the PCB.
One of the transistors acts as a brake which momentarily puts the motor in reverse polarity to stop the CD rotating during 'stop' or 'open tray' modes. The reason the CD is spinning backwards is that the transistor which drives the spindle motor forwards during playback is faulty and is triggering the braking transistor hence spinning backwards.
The transistors should be 'BC328-25' / 'BC338-25' (25v)
Replace these and all should be well.

Hope this helps

Posted on Sep 01, 2012

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Hi Robert,



Before you replace the optical lens try this first.
If you have necessary tools and test instruments, know safety precaution in basic troubleshooting try the steps below to solve your problem.
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1.Clean the lens. - Sometimes because of dust the lens can't read any disc. Try clean the lens by soft cotton buds. Be careful while doing this.
2.Replace the ribbon - Check the ribbon connected to the lens from the main board for scratch, damage. Once it has an open line then of course the lens can't read the disc. Also try to erase the contact by pencil eraser. If you've done the steps above and the symptoms still there then the next step requires you a little knowledge in soldering technique and reading the ohmmeter.
3.Check the motor - Check the motor that spin the disc with an ohmmeter. You can test it using the ohmmeter (x1) even it is connected on the lens assembly.Good motor - reading should be fairly high and it will spin. Bad motor- reading will drop to low resistance and will not spin.
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a brand new laser for these are very hard to get hold of and are very expensive. personally i would look out for the above philips models on ebay for less money then take the whole mechanism out and unscrew the servo board and then fit the marantz servo board in place of it and fit it back into your recorder.
i have done this on numerous occasions with no problems.

hope this helps.

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hope this helps.

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The following recorders i know off hand for a donor mechanism are:

MARANTZ DR-6050
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PHILIPS CDR-770

if it proves to be just a faulty laser, all 3 of the above have the same laser unit.
if it proves to be a faulty servo board, all 3 have the same servo boards except if you fit one out of a philips model it will show 'PHILIPS CD RECORDER' on the display at power up but will still work nontheless.
obviously if a marantz is found it will show 'MARANTZ CD RECORDER' as normal.

hope this helps.

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