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No Discs Does not recognize discs when inserted.

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  • pgruok Jan 07, 2008

    Yes...with all discs. I tried using a lens cleaner but it doesn't recognize it either!

  • pgruok Jan 07, 2008

    It goes through the regular process. I see the digital read-out saying 'loading discs' then at the end of that it says.."No discs"..all a matter of secs. I have tried store bought discs, discs I copied, you name it.

  • pgruok Jan 07, 2008

    I have ...for days.

  • pgruok Jan 07, 2008

    Tried restore...nothing changed. Still tries to load then says...no disc

  • pgruok Jan 07, 2008

    IN one of your solution helps you mentioned pressing "U" on the remote? My remote does not have a "U"

  • pgruok Jan 07, 2008

    Would you please copy and paste for me? Thanks.

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It doesn't need to recognize the lens cleaner, you should try leaving it in there for a few minutes even after it tells you it doesn't recognize it.

Posted on Jan 07, 2008

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  • Yonatan Horan Jan 07, 2008

    The connection between the disk drive and the board might be faulty, you can try tightening it. Otherwise, the disk drive itself is probably faulty.

  • Yonatan Horan Jan 07, 2008

    If the problem is a faulty drive, which I assume it is, you can replace it with one of the following drives:


    Liteon SHW 160P6S

    Liteon SHM 165H6S

    Liteon SOHW 1693S

    Liteon SOHW 1673S

    Liteon SOHW 832S

    Liteon SOHW 812S

    Liteon DW1670

    Liteon LH 20A1P

    Liteon LH 18A1P

    Sony AWQ170A

    Sony DRU-120C

    Sony DW-G120A

    Sony DRU-820A

    Sony DRU-830A

    LG Electronics GSA-H42N-BK

  • Yonatan Horan Jan 07, 2008

    If you're comfortable enough opening the drive (if it's under warranty it'd be better for you to just have it serviced), you should open it and try to clean the laser yourself (unlikely it'll work but it's worth a try). Then, if that fails, you can replace the broken drive with an SHW-160P6S or the SHM-165H6S and it should work just fine. You can read instructions on how to do this here (you need to sign up to view them, I can copy\paste for you if you wish).

  • Yonatan Horan Jan 07, 2008

    As requested, here's the post I linked to:

    "I had the often reported problem of a dodgy DVD burner ... and I didn't
    want to send it back under warranty because the HDD is full of my
    valuable recordings. As I understand it there is a risk of getting an
    empty hard disk back.

    So I read the forums and decided to buy a 165P6S ... as far as I can see no one else has reported doing this yet.

    Interestingly
    as well as being able to read/write everything I can throw at it now
    ... it can also read the DVD-RAM disks from my camcorder. I haven't
    tried writing to them ... I've no need and why risk a good disk?!
    Reading them is really useful though.

    The new burner stays
    sealed, no need to open it up or leave the innards exposed like the
    original unit. It's nice and quiet too. Incidentally cleaning the
    original lens with alcohol didn't work.

    So, how do you do it?

    You
    need to be prepared to bend a couple of brackets and cut a few bits of
    plastic with a stanley knife ... but it's not too hairy, nothing I did
    would have stopped me putting the old drive back in.

    First, read these - they give details/photos on how to do some of the following steps:
    http://club.cdfreaks.com/showthread.php?...
    http://club.cdfreaks.com/showthread.php?...

    First,
    I put the new drive in a PC, updated the firmware and made it region
    free (all this is described elsewhere on these forums).

    Take the old drive out, you don't need the metal cage for the new drive.
    Take the front plate and bezel off the new drive.
    Put in the new drive.
    It
    won't quite go through the front hole, there are several things
    stopping it going far enough forwards ... so carefully deal with them
    one at a time:
    - bend the 2 metal brackets right back
    - unclip
    the front panel of the 5045 (don't yank it off, there are trailing
    wires), cut the obstacle plastic pillar off (it doesn't seem to have a
    purpose) and then cut another plastic bit off that is in the way (hard
    to see this one). Only cut something if it is in the way and doesn't
    have an obvious purpose! All the bits I cut were small and (seemingly!)
    insignificant ... this is not a big job.

    Swap back the old drive
    and check that both drives come forward the same amount (I had to bend
    2 more metal tags out of the way).

    Finally you will have a
    snug/tight fitting new drive. You can't screw it down, but the fit is
    easily tight enough to hold it. I also used some sticky pads to hold it
    just in case I transport it one day and forget that the drive could
    come loose. Not really necessary though.

    If the drive isn't
    forward enough then when you put the original bezel back on the drive
    won't close properly ... just go back and move the obstacles. I cut the
    bottom two plastic tags on the front bezel so that it slides on nicely
    ... I also had to trim the middle one of three other tags on the bezel.

    Obviously
    I can't guarantee success and you will undoubtedly invalidate your
    warranty, but it's worked for me with no downside. Unplug before doing
    anything. Take antistatic precautions and if something won't budge then
    don't force it! Proceed at your own risk.

    Finally, take some photos and post them here or cdfreaks ... I wish I'd done that.

    Good luck!

    Great forum guys ... glad to add my bit to the knowledge pot.

    BTW I'm running 2.03, not sure what will happen if I try to go to 2.04!"

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Hi,

Does this happen with all discs?

Posted on Jan 07, 2008

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  • Damen Wong
    Damen Wong Jan 07, 2008

    Did you try using a lens cleaner?

  • Damen Wong
    Damen Wong Jan 07, 2008

    Could you please tell me what exactly happens when you load the disc. Do u hear the disc spin and does your unit try to read the disc? After how long does it tell you that there is no disc inserted?

  • Damen Wong
    Damen Wong Jan 07, 2008

    Did you try a system restore?



    Press on the remote:

    SETUP, right (cursor), down (cursor) 6 times, right (cursor), then press ENTER

  • Damen Wong
    Damen Wong Jan 07, 2008


    Reset by pressing [u], “5,” “0,” “0,” and “1” on

    the remote control and then press [ENTER].

  • Damen Wong
    Damen Wong Jan 07, 2008

    I would suggest a firmware upgrade but your drive doesn't read any discs.



    You can also try if you want, disconnect the unit from the power for a few hours and then reconnect and try to operate (this resets the unit).



    Chances are that your unit has developed a hardware failure and needs to be serviced but I would try reseting anyways...

  • Damen Wong
    Damen Wong Jan 07, 2008

    sorry...U = play triangle

  • Damen Wong
    Damen Wong Jan 07, 2008

    Did you try the restore in the setup menu?

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