Question about Kenwood DVR-505 DVD Player
When I am in Video-1 mode(sound replacing my TV's speakers), I only get sound while the DVD door is in the act of opening or closing.
The sound is goes off when the tray is fully out or fully closed.
This noise can be casued by two things:
1) The tray is not completely in the loaded position and the "clamper" is rubbing. Replace the loading belt and the loading sequence will complete and the noise should stop.
2) The "CD table" that is part of the spindle motor assembly has slipped a bit. This will make the CD/DVD ride too low and strike the lower tray support. This will require that the table be "re-aligned" to the proper height which may not be possible on your model without special measurement equipment. The height is critical to proper operation of the unit.
Try replacing the load belt first and report your results.
Posted on May 30, 2009
could be that the rubber band is need of replacement, take it in to radioshack and they will get you the right piece, it should cost you a few dollars
Posted on Jun 28, 2009
I've dismounted the unit and it seems that I have located the problem. The tray is connected to a wheel, so any displacement is translated into a rotation of this wheel. When the tray is near the close position, it releases a mechanism in order to position the lens. Summarising: if you have pushed the tray with your hand instead of pushing the button open/close, probably you have introduced a desynchonization. To solve this, when the tray is in close position, apply a small rotation to the wheel in order to compensate the desynchronization. There is not an exact position, but you need to try. A few degrees is enough. Regards
Posted on Mar 31, 2010
SOURCE: DVD Tray stuck open
the tray is not catching (underneath the tray is ridges). unplug the dvd player from the wall for 5-10 min...plug back up and give the tray a lite push while tapping the open/close button
Posted on Jul 17, 2010
SOURCE: Disc tray won't stay closed.
I fixed this by jerking the tray gently. Someone jammed my tray and it skipped a few gear teeth. It seemed like the machine couldn't pull it in far enough to reach its preset position. So I let it close and when it was almost closed, I gently jerked it out to skip the gear teeth back into alignment. It is kind of tricky because the motor will just reverse instead of skipping teeth (you'll hear the plastic clicking when it skips). Perhaps unplug it and slowly push it in manually then **** it back out softly. Just be gentle. Good luck.
Posted on Aug 22, 2010
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