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Door won't open to load the DVD/disc. It opened once when it was new, the next 2 times I tapped over the door/drawer and it did. Now it won't open anymore. It's model STS20-S DVD Home Theater System.

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I had the same problem for my panasonic dvd player (ht540). Neither of the above solutions worked so I found this one on the panasonic website:

1. turn off unit by holding down the POWER button for 10 seconds.

2. unplug the power cord and wait for one minute.

3. plug the cord back in and turn on the unit

4. when the dvd begins to play, press "EJECT".

It worked for me. The site for other troubleshooting is:

http://www2.panasonic.com/consumer-electronics/support/FAQs/details-FAQs+for+DVD+Recorders-UCM_PRD_CNT_001989#dvdrec6

Peter

Posted on Nov 16, 2007

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I have contacted Venturer Electronics Inc. (which have recently purchased RCA); they are in Toronto, Ontario. They suggested to perform a Manufacturer Reset (as follows); and if it works; system should power up [this means there was a glitch in the software]...(this usually happens when system is plugged into a power bar or surge protector) if not, contact them @ 1-800-721-4007. They honor the manufacturer's (RCA) 1 year warranty... with receipt.

To reset Unit:
Unplug Unit from AC power (other wires can stay connected)
Press the On/Standby button in front of Unit 15 times
Wait 30 minutes
Replug Unit to AC power
Press the On/Standby button to power up unit
Wait couple of minutes for unit to do its thing

**If unit works properly, then ensure not to plug unit into power bar or surge protector, keep plugged into wall.
**If unit will not power up properly, contact them for further instructions.

Hope this is helpful....
My Unit powered up wonderfully and is currenlty working like a charm.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 24, 2008

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I was able to fix this problem by disconnecting the Bose power cord from the back of the unit. When I reconnected it the door functioned again. Cleaning the disc helped avoid further lock ups.

Posted on Apr 02, 2008

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SOURCE: philips HTS3400 door won't open and shut. Says NO DISC

open up the unit and replace the broken drive belt for the dvd tray. us an O ring that you can get at any auto parts store. i replaced mine and it works fine now.

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hello:
u use the universele remote controller so you have to google on brand of universele remote controller site for the code otherwise you have to use remote controller from venture

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