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My RCA RC 5240P does not detect the disk.

No matter what disk I put in it just flashes "NO DISK". This thing is not that old and hardly used. The manual says unplug for 2 minutes, this does nothing. Anything I can try? Anything!? Thanks Rick iamashame@mybluelight.com

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  • Anonymous Nov 25, 2008

    My RC5240P has the same problem I have had a PS2 in the past that I had to open up and reset the angle that the laser was reading the disc from and believe I have found the solution that you are talking about with this dvd player but am confused if you should just use a tiny flat head.


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You will see two small adjuting pots
try tweaking the one marked "dvd"
a few times
try at own risk
good luck

Posted on Mar 17, 2008

  • nettman Mar 17, 2008

    try adjusting the small

    potentiometer named "dvd"

    located on the back of laser diode

    over time the power level is reduced.

    a small tweak may help.

    Note: donot attempt this if you are not familiar with hazards

    of working on electronic devices.



    This adjustment is normally done at factory

    using oscilliscope

    so do as last resort.

  • sadiepie88_8 Jan 30, 2011

    TOTALLY WORKED FOR ME!!! THANKS!!!!!! :)

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