Question about Toshiba D-R5 DVD Recorder
My DVD has recently started freezing at around the one hour mark for all of the DVDs I have tried recently. When I eject the disc to see if there are any scratches or anything, they look fine but are warm. Is this a matter of the DVD overheating, a lens motor issue. Any suggestions? I have watched a movie then stopped it so that the player stays on, and will resume when I want to watch again but still can't get past the trouble point. I have resulted to watching the last portion of movies on my laptop (which plays the discs without any problems) ... but that is getting old real quick. This is my second Toshiba and haven't had any problems with either until now. Please let me know what I can try, or if this is a common problem etc. Thank you in advance for your help.
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Posted on Apr 28, 2012
I had the same problem and contactd Toshiba. They suggested I reset the unit by unplugging for at least 3 minutes. It worked. Good luck.
Posted on Oct 11, 2008
It is a mechanical problem believe it or not. The grease on the rails that the laser rides on is not doing it's job. Clean off old grease & reapply white lithimuim (hope I spelled it right). I have fixed computer dvd-cd, stereo, cd players & dvd players with this method.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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