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CD Player problem

Player takes in disc fails to spin disc therefore wont read disk. problem is intermitant.

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  • MadAtOnkyo Jul 04, 2008

    CD stops at some moment for no reason, thereafter CD recognition
    degenerates (apparently TOC gets corrupt), to the point that won't even
    register a perfectly good CD. Symptoms disappeared overnight the first
    time this happened (I unplugged the unit). It has ocurred a second
    time, still wait6ing.

  • ho12vah Aug 10, 2008

    cd player wont read any disk continually getting the no disk error.
    Tryed cleaning the laser with a que tip and alcohol but nothing.
    might be due to overwhelming heat, not too sure?



  • Joe M Nov 16, 2008

    My Denon DCM-370 will only read one of my discs on rare occasions, and never reads any of the others. I'm sure it is not spinning up the disc, because I have listened when it as able to spin up that one disc, and when it tries to spin up others, it clicks 4 times then moves on to the next disc bed.

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Most DVD players that would not play a disc even with a known good disc inside signifies that the llaser eye/lens is not reading the disc. This could probably be attributed to:
1. dirty, damaged, inverted, blank, un-finalized burned CDs or DVDs;
2. defective, weak, dirty/dusty burned-out laser eye/lens;
3. dirty, dried up lubrication of the slider shafting (where the laser eye's carriage moves) or some other components; and/or
4. dirty, dried up lubrication, defective spindle motor.

A few things you can try:
1. Use a CD cleaner (readily available from most computer shops);
2. use a can of compressed air and blow through the inside of the loaded disc area;
3. gently tap on the top cover where you estimate the reading/laser eye/lens would be;
4. gently press on the tray door once the disc is loaded;
5. relube, clean as necessary

Should this not be corrective, perhaps your best bet would be to seek the services of a qualified professional such as those in a Service Center. Alternately, your friendly neighborhood electronic shop should do just fine.

Hope this be of some help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kindest regards.

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