Question about Panasonic DMRES15 DVD Recorder
G'day im having a problem with my dvd player wen i put in any dvd it keeps on saying READING........ for a bit.. then says NO READ. i lifted the top of and it looks like the laser cant find wear it wont's to stop and read it just ceaps on going back and forth close to the center and it has a noise wen it moves not a laud noise but it wasn't thare before the noise is a dull grind. if you could tell me wat it is and wat part i have to replace this wold be great have a good one jamie
I haven't tried this yet, but based on the description, it looks to be the spindle motor not functioning properly. Read below:
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posted on Sep 07, 2008
The most common mechanical problems that can prevent a dvd player from playing or reading the discs are the following:
1. The spindle motor not functioning properly (this is by far the most common, if the spindle motor is not spinning the discs then the optical lens can not read them). For the most part it is an cheap part to replace averaging around 25-25 dollars if you can replace it yourself. If you do not know how and have to take it to a repair shop expect to pay 50-75 dollars in labor. The key is to listen closely when you insert the disk into the player, you should be able to hear it spin up. If you hear nothing then that is most likely the problem.
Posted on Jan 26, 2009
The unit has a defective optical pickup. This is the laser diode inside the DVD drive unit. It is a common problem which requires a service technician to replace the pickup. It is expensive to replace. The pickup is $62. Panasonic part #RAF3331A. Good luck finding one cheaper, but if you do please let me know. Joe
Posted on Jan 03, 2009
I had the same promlem
I use panasonic dvd rewrite discs and after a while if you keep on using the same disc you will the same symtoms yon discribe
All i did was change the disc a new one
best of luck John
Posted on Dec 15, 2008
Just had exactly this happen to me tonight. Was working fine last night, today I put in a CD and yep, sure enough, the laser head is running up against the spindle about 4~5 times, a quick 'spin' and another 3~4 attempts with one more spin and then it's shutdown with a "NoRead" error.
Not really happy about this, prior to this event it was the best DVD player in the house with it having no skips/jumps/lagging like the other cheaper players.
Interesting theory about the Pb-free issue, could well be a tin-whisker issue but it's going to be really difficult to prove either way. Don't have a reflow oven handy alas :(
Posted on Jun 30, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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