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Drive tray stuck in open position

Drive tray appears to be broken as it will not retract back into machine to play. Any suggs (esp. on where to get replacement part)? Thx. F

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My unit just stopped working a few weeks ago and I am chucking it so, the unit is available for canabilizing.

I am pretty sure the DVD drive is fine since I was not using that when it died. I was listening to a football game with the TV on and using the audio through the system I think the power supply board died as nothing would work when I pushed a function button.

The remote works fine too so that is available as well as the manual.

I am currently using the existing speakers with a replacement unit, which is under warranty and I am burning in right now at near max volume.

I will be willing to send DVD player as it can be easily be removed from the unit if you want to pay shipping costs.

I bought a Zenith unit on black Friday from Circuit City for $79 with free shipping so I figured it would be as cost effective as trying to repair the RCA unit, plus I have a backup set of speakers.

Now I am looking for another low wattage 5.1 system to use in my retirement home in FL, since I have a spare set of speakers.

Posted on Dec 01, 2007

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