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Picture freezes then jumps halfway thro disk replay.--is this a laser problem ?

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  • ronald cottrell Mar 05, 2008

    thank you accordianman,but this problem persists to the end of the disc.

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Thanks again accordianman.---diagnosis dead on! --cleaning disc and a blast of air did the trick.

Posted on Mar 06, 2008

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You may be seeing the results of what the laser has to do about midway through a movie, and that is the laser coming to the end of a disc, then re-focusing onto the second layer of the disc which takes a second, in order to "backtrack" the disc and complete the show. Normal on all sets, and is the nature of the beast. Some higher end players don't do this as obviously due to larger "buffer" memory to help "smooth" over any delays in pix and sound...accordianman

Posted on Feb 29, 2008

  • Michael Borelli Mar 05, 2008

    Okay, then. You therefore, are having a problem with either dirt or the laser assembly needs an alignment tweak...accordianman

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