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I own a Giec DVD Player Model GK-3500 which I have had for 4 years and recently it stopped working. The disc tray will not open, the receiver window VFD display unit blinks but does not show a message, the ope/close button does not work and when I trun it on all I see is the screen from the player blinking on an off. What should I do to get it working myself since I do not have the money to try and get it repaired if I could find someone to repair it. Help!

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spare_head_2
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SOURCE: Locked dvd tray.

Hi SoraTotoro,

This sounds like the child lock has been inadvertently activated . Look through the manual to find the key combination to unlock it.

Hope this helps.

Spare head 2.

Posted on Jan 06, 2008

djicenova
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SOURCE: DVD player disc tray won't open

loader mechanism has malfunctioned and is not user serviceable at a reasonable cost. replacing this unit would be your best bet

Posted on Mar 19, 2009

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SOURCE: DVD player disc tray won't open

take a screw driver and open it up
maybe its a disc that stuck
if not working
probably cheaper to buy a new one

Posted on Apr 28, 2009

Stevenslav
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SOURCE: LG DVD REcorder disc tray will not open

Most likely the tension band that is attached to the mechanical parts of motor and the tray detached. you'll need to disconnect the power and unscrew the cover open and put the band back in place.

Posted on May 21, 2009

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SOURCE: DVD PLAYER DISC TRAY DOES NOT OPEN

tap it gently from the side while pressing the button......or with a knife try to open it gently...while pressing the button....after it,s open..clean the side n the belt..

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

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WILL NOT EJECT DISC


What is the model number of your DVD player? You may try power resetting the unit and check if it helps. To power reset, turn OFF the DVD player and unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet for 30 seconds. Plug the power cord back into the electrical outlet and turn the player ON. Attempt to open the disc tray.

Depending on the model number of your DVD player, simultaneously press the POWER + STOP + EJECT buttons. If the disc tray still does not open, simultaneously press the DISC1 + STOP + EJECT buttons.
NOTE: This step may not apply to all models as DISC1 is not available on all DVD players.

If this does not work and if the DVD player has DISPLAY and PREV buttons, press and hold the DISPLAY+PREV buttons for two seconds to unlock the drawer.
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FOR SONY PLAYER's

This issue may occur if the disc is damaged or if the disc was not inserted properly into the Blu-ray DiscĀ® player. Follow the steps below to open the disc tray and eject the disc.
  1. Turn off the Blu-ray Disc player.
  2. Disconnect the power cord (mains lead) or AC adapter.
  3. Allow the disc player to remain without power for 30 seconds.
  4. While pressing the OPEN/CLOSE button located on the front of the disc player, reconnect the power cord.
    IMPORTANT: For some Blu-ray Disc Home Theater models it is necessary to press and hold the OPEN/CLOSE andPLAY buttons simultaneously, then reconnect the power cord.
    NOTE: This step may require the assistance of a second person.
  5. After reconnecting the power cord, when the tray opens, release the OPEN/CLOSE button.
  6. Remove the disc.
  7. If necessary, disconnect and then reconnect the power cord to recover the player.

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My DVD tray will not open, and with no disc inside the display says 'reading' constantly. Any thoughts?


The DVD player in model DRC8295 uses a magnet to pull the Disc tray up into position. You can open up the front disc cover and push down slightly on the Disc tray and then push the open/close button to eject the tray. I had to do this on my unit and therefore I recommed leaving a Disc in it at all times. I leave a "Bad Disc" in mine and it opens/closes with no problems.

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The dvd player tray does not open


# Ensure that any locking feature on the DVD player is disabled.
# Attempt to open the disc tray.
# If the issue is not resolved, turn off the DVD player.
# Unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet for 10 minutes.
# Plug the power cord back into a functional wall outlet.
# Attempt to open the disc tray.
# If the disc tray still does not open, simultaneously press the POWER + STOP + EJECT buttons.


good luck!!!!!!!!!!!

Sep 20, 2009 | Toshiba DVD Player

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My kids locked my rca dvd player model rc5220p


The Disc Tray is Locked
If the message “Tray Locked” appears on the screen, the retail lock feature has
been accidentally engaged. To unlock the disc tray you must press and hold a
combination of keys simultaneously:
On the front panel of the DVD Player, press and hold the STOP, ON•OFF and
OPEN•CLOSE buttons for at least 3 seconds.

I forget the password Your player is equipped with a “back-door” unlock sequence. Press and hold
the STOP button on the front of the DVD Player and the STOP button on the
remote control at the same time. (Hold both buttons down at the same time
for at least 3 seconds).

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I would like to change regions on my portable Durabrand DVD player model PDV-722


Alright, just follow these steps and let me know if you have any problems or questions

  1. Power and switch on the Durabrand DVD player.
  2. Open the DVD disc tray tray or lid.
  3. Press Stop.
  4. Press 3 - 5 - 9 - 7 (3597 in sequence). Can be done on remote control.
  5. Hidden DVD Region menu appears. Select region 0 or 9 using up or down button on remote control
  6. Press OK.
  7. Close the disc tray and press Standby on the DVD player front

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How do I remove the p/scan off an LG dvd/vcr player, model is v8824w


Ok i found a fix!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Take any DVDS out of the DVD player and close the dvd tray it should now say NO DISC, then all you need to do is press and hold down stop on the remote for about 5 secs this will reset the DVD player and take P scan off......

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Need code for durabrand portable dvd player


  1. Power and switch on the Durabrand DVD player.
  2. Open the DVD disc tray tray or lid.
  3. Press Stop.
  4. Press 3 - 5 - 9 - 7 (3597 in sequence). Can be done on remote control.
  5. Hidden DVD Region menu appears. Select region 0 or 9 using up or down button on remote control.
  6. Press OK.
  7. Close the disc tray and press Standby on the DVD player front
The above unlock DVD player region code trick should works on models including Durabrand DVD-1000, Durabrand DVD-1005, Durabrand DVM1418c, Durabrand LCDTV *** DVD player model PVS 21175S1 and others DVD players from Durabrand.

If the above unlock region code hack doesn’t work, or if you’re using Durabrand Car DVD Player model PVS1966, Durabrand PVS1960, Durabrand PVS1680, Durabrand PVS1970, Durabrand PVS223, Durabrand STS75E, Durabrand Dual-7B or Durabrand Dual-7BL, try the following unlock code instead.
  1. Power on the DVD player.
  2. Open the DVD disc tray or lid.
  3. Press 8 - 1 - 3 - 2 - 8 (81328 in sequence) on remote control.
  4. In DVD region code menu, press Enter until come to region 9 (or 0)
  5. Press Play.
  6. Close the DVD tray or lid.
For Durabrand Dual-900, try the following DVD multi-region or region free unblock sequence instead.
  1. Press Open to open disc tray.
  2. Press Clear.
  3. Press 1 - 3 - 6 - 9 - 0 (13690 in sequence).
  4. Press Standby button. After pressing, the DVD disc tray will close and DVD player will switch off).
  5. Press Standby button again to power up the DVD player.
Note: To set back the DVD player to region 1 if you’re using above unlock hack, simply press 13691 in sequence. The 0 or 1, the last digit in the key sequence is actually the digit to determine which region code you’re going to set on the DVD player. You can set to other region code by changing the last digit to 2, 3, 9 or other valid region code number.
For Durabrand DP305, try the following DVD region code unlock hack instead.
  1. Turn on the DVD player.
  2. Press Open/Close button to open the disc tray.
  3. Press Setup.
  4. Press 8 - 8 - 8 - 8 (8888 continuously).
  5. Press Next.
  6. Go to “Version and select a region code. Select 0 for all region or 9 for region free.
  7. Press Play.
The below trick should be able to unlock the region restriction on Durabrand DUR1700 DVD player.
  1. Turn on the DVD player.
  2. Press Setup.
  3. Go to “Preferences”.
  4. Press Play.
  5. Enter 2 - 5 - 1 - 5 - 3 - 5 (251535 in continuous sequence of keys).
  6. Press Left, Down.
  7. The current region code will be displayed.
  8. Press 0 for region free.
Note that if you select “Region 0′ which allows DVD players to plays all DVD-Video discs from Regions 1-6, some DVDs which are incorporated with “Regional Coding Enhancement” or RCE protection system will refuse to play in such machine.

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Dvd tray will not open


In order to open the disc tray.apply one of the following solutions;
--- Turn off the DVD player. Unplug the power cord from the AC outlet for 30 seconds.
Plug the power cord back into the AC outlet. Try to open the disc tray.
--- If the disc tray still does not open, simultaneously press the POWER + STOP + EJECT buttons.
--- If the disc tray still does not open, simultaneously press the DISC1 + STOP + EJECT buttons ,
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- If the disc tray still does not open simultaneously press the RETURN + ENTER+ POWER buttons.
If the problem is still unresolved, a service may be required.
good luck...

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Close the tray (with no DVD inserted)
Hold the stop button down for a full 5 seconds
The CyberHome screen should appear. You should be able to play your dvd's now.

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