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Accurian 2336 i-pod dock

I have tried on two different computers and with two different 2336 docks and still cannot get the i-pod to show up except very briefly on my computer. I Apple i-pod will work just fine when using their i-pod to computer hookup.



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Re: Accurian 2336 i-pod dock

Try to go to this site though and download this.
this is an Itune start installer. hope it will help you.

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How can i acsess the pioneer mj-15 to play long play minidiscs currently says no audio!

The unit can be repaired by the right people- there are not so many of them around. Discs can not be repaired!. Also the model you have may not be compatible with other disc formats that were made at a later time. This disc systems use higher compression and different algorithms.
I have worked on more of my share of these units but mostly Sony and Tascam units. Sony invented the thing.

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Why does my tascam keeps shutting off on me?

Is it using a switching power supply cube? They often time get defective
and are unreliable. Sound like a power supply problem either way.

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No output to rear jacks

It's hard to do this long distance, but I have a feeling the problem is with your disc or your laser, not your connections. A distant third possibility is the deck's transport.

First, plug the deck into an amp, and make sure you have connected it to the right place. (It is very easy to get tripped up by tape inputs and tape monitors.)

I suspect that you accidentally erased the disc. So let's check. Play an MD that you are SURE has something on it and see if anything at all is coming through the amp and speakers. Be sure to look at the display to see if the disc is actually playing a track.

Then try recording something on the disc you have. Be sure to enable the disc to record. The little white tab on the bottom left has to be closed. If it is open the disc will not record. Make sure it is all the way closed, too. Do this by opening it and then closing it with a thumbnail or small screwdriver.

When you record, see if the record meter shows that something is actually going into your deck.

You should also see if the metal protective tab is still there (front right center), and try to jiggle it to see that it is not stuck. Don't force it - just jiggle it. Memorex discs are famous for having that part fail. That part has to slide down for your disc to play or record. This will make a lot more sense if you take the lid off your deck and watch the mechanism work.

1) Be sure there is something on your disc.
2) With the lid off see if the disc is actually turning.
3) Look at the display to see if it tells you that the disc is playing.
4) In case you erased your disc, try recording something on it or on a different disc). Check the display as it does so, and look at the transport to see if anything is turning.

If nothing is turning or moving, it MAY be dirt or it may be grease where grease shouldn't be or no grease where grease should be. That is unlikely, but check it out. What do you have to lose?

If everything is moving but nothing records and nothing plays back, your laser is dead. And they are not cheap. Fortunately, there are a gazillion MD decks on eBay.

When all else fails, read the operating instructions -

Dec 14, 2011 | Sony MDS-JE330 Mini Disc Player

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Error 13

DO NOT GIVE UP. Most of the time your machine requires only basic maintenance.

On SONY machines C13 ERROR usually means the disc play cannot read the table of contents. This however is a single symptom of at least five different problems four of which can be EASILY fixed.

The most common reasons your machine cannot read the table of contents are (A) the lens is obscured or dirty. After this, it is (B) that the drive mechanism is not working so the disc cannot rotate, therefore rendering the machine incapable of reading. [C] You have inserted a cracked or broken MiniDisc.

Solution [1] - Do absolutely nothing. CORRECT - nothing!

Many C13 errors are no more complex than the machine being moved from one place to another leading to condensation clouding the disc lens. This is the most likely diagnosis if your machine behaves erratically showing this error infrequently. Have you just moved your machine from a freezing cold vehicle to set up in a nice warm venue for a gig? Just let it warm up, dry out and you can stop crying.

If it doesn't recover? [2] Get the lens cleaner if you have one. If you cannot find one, then remove the cover of the machine (one screw at the back on most machines, plus the two down either side of the machine) so that it exposes interior mechanism and look for the disc lens - horizontally mounted blue hemisphere approx. 2mm diameter - usually with a silver washer ring surrounding it. If you are having trouble finding the lens, look in the area of the mechanism that sits underneath the sliding cover of your actual disc when it is inside the machine and loaded into the play position. When the mechanism clicks back the cover, the underside of the disc is exposed to the lens below so the two will always be close by.

Next dampen a cotton bud in soluble spirit based cleaner (or if you are really desperate try JOHNSON'S Mr Muscle) and gently clean the lens. Once finished leave the unit at room temperature for about 10 minutes while the cleaner and spirit evaporates. Try loading your disc again.

Still not working? [3] Before you replace the cover, look carefully at the disc surface as the mechanism loads the disc into the play position. If the disc visibly rotates as you press play the unit should read the TOC. When the disc does not rotate the machine is physically incapable of scanning to read the Table of contents. However this is indicative of a motor problem. Usually fixed by gently spraying a very small amount WD40 or other moisture repelling electrical contact cleaner carefully in the area of the electric motor.

[4] Try using the spirit soaked swab used earlier, carefully clearing grease, hairs, dust and cobwebs from the tiny plastic toothed discs and cogs that are part of the exposed mechanism.
If after doing this the motor still fails to turn, it is either weak or dead. Either way, it is unlikely to be worth replacing, as even if you do manage to get it working again, sooner or later it will fail.

SONY MD units are generally exceptionally reliable and surprisingly few truly die although loads get thrown because owners simply don't what to do when a C13 shows up.
The actual read mechanism is different from but still based very closely upon the principles of a CD player. It is therefore robust and also far from technically sophisticated by today's modern standards.

Failed motors aside, the things that usually make a C13 fatal tend to be the usual catastrophes, like spilled fluids or debris breaking something inside.
Wear and tear needs to be at a stratospheric level for basic maintenance to be futile.

Have a go and amaze yourself.

Lastly a word about the MIniDiscs themselves.
This article looks primarily at getting the lens to do its job. But remember if you have a problem with a single disc not repeated with other discs, then it is the MD itself that is at fault. Before you go swapping discs and brands, please remember the discs are thin and delicate, but continue playing after all manner of abuses have interfered with their component parts. If any lugs or clips come adrift from your disc, get rid of the disc. Too many people continue playing them, not realising bits fall off - usually inside the player - and then do even more damage later. If your machine is sensitive to certain brands it is almost entirely the shape or construction of the disc. Buy something better and your worries should be over. Stick to all MAJOR brands, avoiding ALL unbranded or unfamiliar names. It's just not worth the risk.

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Try another recording to eliminate the media as the cause.

Find the two audio OUTs (Left and Right) on the player and plug them into the Left and Right Audio IN's of any available input on the amplifier. It sounds like you're either missing one of the channels or you have them plugged into different inputs.

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Connect the unit to your computer with the USB. It will show up as an external hard drive. Click on the unit from the menu and you will see 3 folders on the menu. Drag any mp3 music file from your computer to the "Music" folder on the unit. The problem you may run into however is that itunes music are copy righted and many songs on your computer may be mp4. You may need to rip directely from the cd's onto the computer, or even burn to a disc and then rip them back.

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This could be a solution for your problem, if you get a C13 error it's because of dust on the lens causing TOC read errors. Try blowing out dust using clean compressed air (the kind in the can used for computer maintenance).

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c13 sony diagnostic code for "bad disc" or disc error. but it is impossible all your MD are bad...
try to clean the optical lens or replace it...

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