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Cd player reads disc error

Wont play anymore ? Is it toast ? Tascam brand guitar trainer

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  • dronai Jan 29, 2008

    I mean it doesn't do anything. Just reads "disc error"

  • dronai Jan 30, 2008

    Can I buy an optical eye at a electronics specialty store or would Radio Shack have that ? especially for a specific brand and model ?? Thanks for your knowlegde. Dorian

  • Mark Payas
    Mark Payas May 11, 2010

    what do you mean toast?.. burnt?



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Maybe you need to change the optical eye now.
but first try to adjust the variable resistor/trimpot resistor.
try this options to your player.

if using a cd/vcd/dvd products, we only should play a cd/vcd/dvd dics without a bad scratches. the scratches are making the optical eye worn-out easily.

Posted on Jan 30, 2008

  • Mark Payas
    Mark Payas Jan 30, 2008

    well you can ask them, its better if you'll just take the optical eye with you. and show them if they have one.

    since I am new guy here and don't know if they have an optical eye at any electronics supply. but give it a try. and if they don't have one, reply me and I will help you to find one. just give me the model no. of your unit and the manufacturer, is it a mp3 type? if it is that would be a dvd optical eye.



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