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Won't read dvd's

It's worked great for 3 years but now it won't read dvd-r's, purchased dvd's or prerecorded dvd-r's

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  • KMinor1025 Jan 01, 2009

    I have the same problem just reading DVD-r blanks. Can the internal DVD player and reader be replaced? Does anyone have the replacement part# for this unit DMR-E80H?

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Hi,
If your Player is 3 years Old plus. I,d assume the laser head is Gone ( Burnt Out )
Try playing a CD ?
Your only other option, is to purchase A CD/DVD laser head cleaning kit. in the hope that, the laser head is just dirty.
The best method of cleaning the laser head is as Follows.
After removing the appliances Mains Power plug ( from the Wall outlet )
And taking off the Top or outer Casing, allowing access to the players Laser-Eye.
apply a small amount of alcohol or petroleum fluid, to a cotton swab ( Bud ) gently wipe the moistened ( Not Soaked ) bud accros the glass laser eye, several times. re-assemble the casing, and try a dvd.
If this does,nt work. you can safely assume the laser or laser power Diode, has burnt out. And time for a new Player.

Mike @ compurepair.

Posted on May 11, 2008

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Hi try first to clean up your laser sense with a clean up CD, after if your problem is still there, you have to go to specialist cause your laser sense is defficient, and used and have to be replaced, maybe the best thing to do is to buy a new DVD player.
you have to know that a laser sense has a limited life and it's normal to change it after aproximatly 2000 hours.
I hope this helps
Please rate accordingly
Thank You
sserpentio

Posted on May 11, 2008

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