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Disc sticking My DAV S550 is a few years old and discs are sticking unpredictably I've cleaned heads etc.  Is this just it wearing out though doesn't get used that much

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Re: Disc sticking

Lasers are mechanical and focusing parts. Over time, mechanical parts can wear out and focusing parts lose focus.

Try a wet/dry laser cleaner using alchol based cleaner. If this doesn't work, connect a cheap DVD player to it so the Sony system can provide audio....

Posted on Jan 15, 2008

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sounds to me like your laser is gone.
Some discs are harder to play than others as some are multilayed, check online as to whether it is suitable to use laser cleaners these are like discs with soft brushes attached, you can get them from pretty much any computing place, i wouldnt know whether its sensible to use on a DVD player, but couldnt hurt anymore eh?

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