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Tascam CD-450 Unit has started skipping through CDs, both store-bought and CD-Rs. I've cleaned the lens with alchohol a few times which seems to help for a day or so before the skipping starts again.

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maybe your cd player is on an unstable surface and so the cd skips from vibrations or movements so you will need to put it on a stable surface free from movement or rumbles so that the cd player can read the cds without any interference.
Also maybe your lens is dirty or your cds are dirty or scratched, in which case her's what you can try:

1) buy a cd lens cleaning kit from a music shop or electronics store and clean the lens
2) but if the cd player is quite old then there may be a build up of dust and dirt inside so you will need to get it cleaned professionally

If the cds are dirty then clean using a soft cloth from the inside to the outside edge in a straight line

if the cds are scratched then buy new cds and treat them with respect. Make sure you don't put grubby fingers on the surface and try to handle them by just putting your finger through the middle hole and the outside edge with clean hands. and remember to put them back in the case and not leave them on the side or on the floor or stacked in piles

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Ok, it sound to me that the laser lens which actually reads the cd's has some dirt particles on it.

There is a very cheap method of solving this problem.
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I suggest to test with many different CDs, if it's still skipping in all CDs. i will say that it's a lens issue, in this case you buy some CD cleaner which has some special lotion which clean the lens. but if this doesn't help also, at this time i will say that the lens needs to be replaced and i hope that you device is still under warranty because the repair will be free for you.
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If you are confident taking stuff apart you may be able to do this yourself. Almost all modern laser assemblies come fully calibrated so all you need to do is take the old on out and fit the new one.

The lasers often have the part number on the side of them. You can get spares from CPC in the UK. But a search for the part number should find you a spares supplier wherever you are.

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