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DVD Video Player, Model DVD-RP56 This weekend we were watching a movie. It started to skip. I thought it was a dirty disk, took it out, cleaned it with a dry cloth and put it back. Now nothing will play. When I insert a disk it starts to revolve the machine says reading, two zeros appear and the it stops. My wife noted a message "H02" and the manual says to call for an explanation. We tried turning the machine off and on and we tried pulling the plug -- no luck. What is the problem?? Jeff

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  • cashma Apr 14, 2008

    Error message is HO2

  • cashma Apr 14, 2008

    What does code H02 mean? Definition?

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Hi,

The first thing i would suggest you to do is a hard reset by unpluging the the player for 30min and then try again.

If this does not solve your problem then please see if the player tries to read the disc.
Load a disc and listen.Does the player make squealing noises or is it totally quiet? Squealing noises may indicate that the player is trying to synchronize with the disc but can't due to an obstruction on the lens or in the laser path inside the pickup or a defect in the pickup. This can also be caused by an intermittent signal problem due to a faulty ribbon cable.

Totally silent means that the photo sensor is not getting any usable input from the laser at all, meaning that the pickup is "blind" for lack of a better word.
This can be caused by an obstruction of the beam by foreign matter on the lens or inside the pickup all the way to a marginal or failed laser diode and/or photosensor array. This can also be caused by a bad ribbon cable with one or more severed traces.

You could try to clean the optics. This is the most common malfunction as far as i know in all disc players. It would involve taking the cover off and finding a way to expose the lense, and then cleaning it with a very gentle brush. some players have a cover for the lense that swings to the side during playing, this greatly reduces the chance of dust accumulating, but its still worth the try.

If you actually see dust on the lense, then its just that simple. clean, close, play.

It may also be worth your while to check on the small shafting that guides the carriage of the laser pickup. Dirt, grome, dust and solidified lubricant can cause stoppage of the carriage and the laser eye then fails to read the next track.

If the problem does not get solved then you have to get it repaired.

Goodluck..
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  • Priya darshan Apr 14, 2008

    Actaully H02 is optical pickup and H07 is spindle.

  • Priya darshan Apr 14, 2008

    I have read that h02 is spindle. I have also heard h02 is optical pick up.

  • Priya darshan Apr 14, 2008

    Click HERE for more info.

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