Question about Polaroid PDM-0817 Portable DVD Player

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Polaroid Docking station ADS-100

On September 2007 I bought a Polaroid set: Portable DVD Player Docking station ADS-100 and 8" portable DVD Player PDM-0817.

The DVD and the docking was working fine, but suddently yesterday the docking station did not work. When I set the DVD on the docking station nothing happens, even if I have checked the good setting of the DVD on the docking station.

When I switch on, only by the remote control sensor ared light stay on . Nothing at all on the display screen (hour or DVD in digital). All of the buttons in front of the socking station ( source, menu, etc) do not work. I have stopped, deconnected, waited, reconnected but still the same status. Only this red light.

The portable DVD works fine on its owns.

Reference for the docking station is:
Polaroid ADS-1000
Manufactured : March 2006
Serial number: C0600010540037919
Thank you for your assistance.
I look forward to hearing from you.

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Could be power supply failure

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So I am guessing you have audio and no video, your monitor has went out. you can check and see if ribbon cable is slightly uplugged, but maybe just a bad monitor. These happen usually from a drop or hard hit to the unit.

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SOURCE: I have a Polaroid PDM-0817

Hi,

So you have problem reading the discs?

Few troubleshooting steps you can try:

First try a hard reset by unpluging all the cords from the back for 30min and then plug it back in.IF this doesn't help then do the following:

Load a disc and listen.Does the player make squealing noises or is it totally quiet? Squealing noises may indicate that the player is trying to synchronize with the disc but can't due to an obstruction on the lens or in the laser path inside the pickup or a defect in the pickup. This can also be caused by an intermittent signal problem due to a faulty ribbon cable.You can also restoe the settings to factory defaults by inserting a toothpick or a small paper click in thehole in the front..

Totally silent means that the photo sensor is not getting any usable input from the laser at all, meaning that the pickup is "blind" for lack of a better word.
This can be caused by an obstruction of the beam by foreign matter on the lens or inside the pickup all the way to a marginal or failed laser diode and/or photosensor array. This can also be caused by a bad ribbon cable with one or more severed traces.

You could try to clean the optics. This is the most common malfunction as far as i know in all disc players. It would involve taking the cover off and finding a way to expose the lense, and then cleaning it with a very gentle brush. some players have a cover for the lense that swings to the side during playing, this greatly reduces the chance of dust accumulating, but its still worth the try.

If you actually see dust on the lense, then its just that simple. clean, close, play.

It may also be worth your while to check on the small shafting that guides the carriage of the laser pickup. Dirt, grome, dust and solidified lubricant can cause stoppage of the carriage and the laser eye then fails to read the next track.

If the problem does not get solved then you have to get it repaired.
Goodluck..

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you have bad Pick up lens and or bad Flex ribbon Wire.

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Push the ( IN OUT Button) and check the ( Source Button )

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SOURCE: lost power cord for Polaroid PDM-1058 portable DVD player

You can buy a new one by clicking on the hyperlink:
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