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Teac DV-L800 noise: fan?

I recently bought a Teac DV-L800 DVD player along with its companion, the AG-L800 receiver. The player works fine, except that after a few hours of listening, I finally noticed there is a soft whirring noise always in the background. You have to get within about 3 feet and listen hard, but it is there. At first I thought the sound was the CD revolving and was determined to send it back to the seller for another unit. (I've never noticed such a noise on any of the CD/DVD I've used.) But after reading a review that complained about the fan noise being noticeable during a very quiet spot in a movie, it occurred to me that the sound might be from the fan, not the disk. This doesn' worry me so much, since most fans I have known do make a bit of noise. Nevertheless, should I return the unit and ask for another one? It's a bit of a hassle to ship, the next one might well be just the same, and I don't listen from within 3 feet very often.

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  • babybowen Nov 08, 2007

    Thanks, that's helpful! I am a bit puzzled, however, by the fact that I can't find a fan in the service manual diagrams for the DV-L800! There has to be one, doesn't there? I found the fan in the AG-L800 receiver manual easily enough, but.... The noise I'm hearing definitely stops except when the DVD/CD drive is playing.

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This is a common [rpblem nut nothing to worry about they all have a slight sound to them if you send it back the new one will have the same problem everyone that i have brought has had a slight sound in the background but as long as the picture is not jumping or freezing then it is absolutely nothing to worry about hope this eases your mind hope this is some help to you but i would keep the one youve got as the new one will be no different...............................................

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  • paul proctor Nov 08, 2007

    this sound is usually just the sound off the cd as it spins round this causes air to trave around the unit witch will cause this sound their might not be a fan as they all differ but you will get a noise when a disk is in on any unit it is nothing to worry about hope this stops you worrying i have a different make and mine has got the same sound as i have built several desktop units this is common in all of them and i have never had any problems so trust me this is nothing to worry about hope this rests your mind they all have certain noises hope this helps you......................

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