The power was on, red light, swithched to on, blue light, opened the disk tray, inserted a disk and closed the tray. At this point the blue light went out and now the red light flashes and I cannot get it to stay solid or turn blue.
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Download updated software for free on Panasonic Website then take a Paper Clip or other small object and insert it in the small hole in front of the machine and manually open the Disk tray. The Updates should take care of the Problem !
I would suspect a weak power supply. If the power supply is not giving proper voltage, or even able to maintain proper amperage, then numerous problems will occur. One of my Ilos would take forever to come out of the "Hello" screen or open the door to load, or once you got a disk in it it would not recognize the disk. You could hear this grinding noise coming from it. Any of this sound familiar? On mine the two large capacitors on the power supply board were bad. If they are swollen then change them out. Radio Shack had them when I did mine, but most electronic supply store should carry them
Open up the cover of the dvd deck hook it up to ac outlet power up and and insert the cd, have a close look as the cd is loading. If your CD spin and the there is a red light coming or flickering from the back of the CD and the spins that means it needs CRC cleaner. IF it spins and stop after 5 secs then it the motor that needed to changed. If no light coming from the back of the CD then it a laser broblem. Never run the DVD with no CD on as the light coming from the laser can cause blindness.
i have a denon 1720 dvd player. When you press the power button it comes on for 3 seconds then the power button turns back red and powers off. If you press the eject button within the 3 seconds the tray opens and the power button stays green. As soon as you close the tray the power agin goes to red. i have a denon 1720 dvd player. When you press the power button it comes on for 3 seconds then the power button turns back red and powers off. If you press the eject button within the 3 seconds the tray opens and the power button stays green. As soon as you close the tray the power agin goes to red. Can you help? thanks thanks
Okay. I found that there IS a manual release for the disc tray
UNDERNEATH the unit. It is a sort of toggle lever that you have to
slide to the other side and that releases the disc. The Manual does not
even mention this manual release lever!
Also, it may be hidden or covered by a paper like cover.
Once I cleared the disc out, I was able to re-set and re-start the unit.
If you're adventurous enough, and the player is out of warranty, you might want to open up the player exposing the lens part. Then, try to eject and close the disk tray and see if the laser diode lits up (avoid staring at the laser light, it will ruin your eyesight! View it from the side not directly into your eye.)
Also check if the spindle spins a little. Or, with the top cover open (this magnetized cover serves to hold the disc firmly as it spins), insert a disc into the tray and close it. See if the spindle spins with the disc.
This problem points most of the time with either a bad laser or misalignment. If misalignment is the case, this could be fixed by carefully turning (very slowly...) a tiny potentiometer located near the laser diode (experiment with the best setting, mark each turn and try any disc with each turn. Be patient)
This fix is not for the faint of heart, and at your own risk. If you're not sure of what you will be doing, leave the servicing to a qualified technician.
I had the same problem, After googling for a few minutes I found the reset procedure for this player.
1. Turn it on. 2. Eject any disk you have in there and close the tray. 3. Hold down the "STOP" button on the player (not remote) until the green light flashes red and the system reboots. 4. Insert disk and enjoy.