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Stuck disc i have a Minidisc player,which has a disc stuck in it.It will not eject,and just keeps reloading.Any ideas

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The carriage assemblies for these units are known to break. Please DO NOT attempt to remove the disk. Bring this to an authorized Sony service center. They should be able to give you a fixed price repair quote. This is the only way to save the disc and prevent further damage to the assembly. The replacement assemblies are a bit better than the originals so you shoudn't have this problem again.

I have repaired a number of these with much success. Care must be taken so that the disc heads are not damaged.

Keep us posted.


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