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Never show video

Making noise like its trying to open video but never shows anything on screen, just keep making the noise like its going to at any moment.

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  • tmarrion Mar 05, 2008

    re: step 2, do i leave it in the out most from center

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There are 3 possible causes for this problem:

1) Dirty lens - clean the lens with a lens cleaner or a non-abrasive foam cleaner on a cotton swap & leave to dry. If this doesn't work try the next option.

2) Hardened grease on the laser track - If the track grease hardens, it will impede the movement of the laser. - Turn the device off, and GENTLY push the laser to the outermost position from the centre. This will redistribute the track grease. Try a disc again.

3) If 1) & 2) haven't helped, then the problem is most likely a faulty laser or mechanism, which would have to be replaced.

Posted on Mar 02, 2008

  • David Simpson Mar 05, 2008

    Yes, leave in the outermost position.



    As soon as it's powered up it will move back to the correct position.

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