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Power won't stay on, can't get dvd out

This unit has hardly been used and has only been used as a dvd player to play a couple of dvd movies. my friend wants to sell the whole system but it still has problems. i stuck a dvd movie in, and after 45 min, it just powered off. the display screen went black. the red power light is still on. if i click the power button on the remote or push the eject button on the unit, it flashes dvd in the display screen for a couple seconds then clicks off again. i unplugged it and let it alone overnight. I still can't get it to come on and stay on. I want my disk out and this thing fixed. any suggestions? btw, it's my netflix movie in there. i want it out cuz i can't get anymore movies til i send it back. LOL

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One of the motors in the mechanism died making a near short circuit. When the DVD tries to energize the motor, a lot of current passes through the circuits making the PSU protection to shut down the power supply to avoid damage or fire.
To get the movie out, you'll have to disassemble the DVD player and remove the disk. After that the DVD will be unusable because of the failing motor. The replacement often is more expensive than buying a new Chinese DVD player.

Posted on Apr 30, 2008

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