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CD player stopped readiing disc.

CD player will not play.  Any suggestions.  It still plays the

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Re: CD player stopped readiing disc.

Same here. The open/close CD door button doesn't work either. Did you ever get this resolved? -pokie

Posted on May 08, 2008

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Cd sony 815 does not play cd

If you mean the Sony Model # ICF-CD815. A.K.A. Dream Machine
you should check the user manual, for troubleshooting instructions:
from the manual:
The CD player does not operate.
  • Did you close the CD lid?
  • Did you place the disc correctly?
  • The disk should be placed with the labeled side up.
  • Dusty or defective disc-Clean the disc with an optional cleaning cloth. Wipe the disc from the center out
  • Take out the CD and leave the CD compartment open for about an hour to remove moisture condensation.

It seems to be a top loader system, so a few checks are in order:
  • Check that the disc spins (Insert CD, try to play and open the tray) Be careful, the disc might fly out of the tray!
  • Clean the CD drive lens with a cotton bud and some optical cleaner (camera shops and radio repair shops/techs should have a suitable liquid)
If the unit seems totally broken, take it to a tech or recycle it at a waste electronics depot and get a new one.

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Cd player reads no disc when disc is inserted.

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My front loader reads disc error or unplayable no matter what disc I insert. It worked just fine for about 2 years. It doesn ot get heavy cd use, but everyday radio/alarm use.

To resolve this issue, try one or all of the following:
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  • Different brands of CD-Rs and CD-RWs use different materials which may affect the ability of a player to read them. If you are burning your own CD-Rs or CD-RWs, experiment with different brands of discs

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When using my 5disc cd player it keeps skipping and causing static intermitingly.The cd's are new and play fine on my small BOSE with only one cd unit.What do I do??? ngly

First thing I'd try is cleaning the laser with a CD / DVD lens cleaning disc. You can find them just about anywhere (Walmart, Target, Best Buy)

Just follow the instructions on the disc (basically just play it) the disc has brushes built into the bottom which will clean the laser lens automatically.

Let me know if that clears up the problem.



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Cd player doesn't play.

If you are using a pirated cd or self compiled cd, chances they don't play. try the original cds

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CD player stopped working on Sony ICF-CD831 PSYC Clock Radio/CD P

I've been able to prolong the life on mine by doing this:

Insert the disc, then spin it by hand and quickly close the door and hit play.

It's always worth using a laser cleaner first, as it may just be dirty and stops spinning because it cannot read the disc.

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i would say that your lense is dirty and yes cleaning it might help

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