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The disc tray on Pioneer HTD520Dv will not open. Is there a manual release?

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SOURCE: Pioneer DV535 Player

That sounds like a problem that needs professional service. The door may have jumped a gear, or there could be a circuit malfunction. At any rate, it's probably cheaper to buy a new DVD player. CD and DVD technology are quite precarious still, and I wouldn't expect more than a couple years service from most DVD players.

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Pioneer DV-C36 disc tray will not stay open

Solution for Pioneer DV-C36 Multi Disk DVD player - tray door will not stay open.

My player would open the disk tray when the open button was press but when the tray was fully open it would retract
back into the unit leaving no time to change or load disks.
I found a poor connection at the ribbon cable connector was causing this problem. A seven conductor ribbon cable
connects the main unit with the travelling tray. A position switch (S21) senses when the tray is fully extended and retracted.
On my player pin 1 of the ribbon cable connector on the travelling tray was not making an electrical connection which
causes the control system to retract the tray. The fault lies in the connector - the tang was not pressing against the ribbon cable conductor.
I was able to desolder the connector and pull the contact out just far enough to reform the tang with fine needle nose pliers.
This is very tedious and required an eye loupe for magnification.
Tools required:
#1 and #2 phillips screwdrivers
Soldering and desoldering irons (or other desoldering tools)
Fine needle nose pliers.

Remove the tray ribbon cable
1. Remove the cabinet cover - 6 screws. Open the tray. To keep the tray from retracting pull the power cord when the tray is extended.
2. Remove the front bezel from the tray. Gently pry up the bezel by relesing the catches with a small screwdriver. Allow the tray to retract.
3. Remove the front panel - undo large ribbon and wire connections on right, remove screws left and right, release
two catch tangs on bottom edge using a small screwdriver on the inside of the unit.
4. Remove the white plastic cover over the laser mechanism ( 2 screws) Remove the disk carrier by removing the center screw.
5. Extend the tray again. When the tray is out the small ribbon cable is visible below the tray. Undo the ribon cable where it attaches to the main unit unit.
6. To slide the tray off the main unit use a small screwdriver to depress the stop catches (2) in the tray. They are molded into the tray.
Pull the tray out further then lift up.
7. Flip over the tray and find the small circuit board the ribbon cable goes to. Desolder the motor wires (red and black) and remove the 2 screws
holding the circuit board and position switch.

Use a multimeter to confirm there is an open or poor connection in the ribbon cable connector.

Remove the ribon cable and inspect the connector with an eye loupe or other magnification device. On my player contact #1 was not positioned properly
to press against the ribbon cable conductor. You can either replace the connector or repair it.
Warning: repairing the connector may damage it.
To repair the contact desolder the connector from the circuit board. Bend the circuit board prong straight and push it into the body of the
connector which will extend the contact out and the contact can be reformed. Be very gentle. Bending the contact may cause it to break.

Reassembly is the reverse. Don't forget to solder the motor wires with the proper polarity. Red and Black are labeled on the circuit board.

Posted on Nov 19, 2010

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SOURCE: my pioneer dv600av-s tray will close almost immediately

I have run across this the odd time, this is caused by a stretched loading belt, the reason why it opens and closes is it cannot complete the cycle to open because the belt is slipping, replacing the belt will cure this problem.

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The disc tray of my Xbox 360 console does not open


If the tray does not open when you press the eject button, try to manually open it. To do this:
  1. Unplug your Xbox console from the power source.
  2. Locate the manual release button on your Xbox console.

    For most Xbox consoles, the manual release button is located in a small pinhole to the left of the eject button under the disc tray.

    For some Xbox consoles, the manual release button is located under the disc tray. It can be under the "O" or the "B" in the word "XBOX" that appears on the tray.
  3. Insert a straightened paper clip or other small tool in the hole at an angle to the left. Gently push the paper clip to try to press the manual release button and partially open the disc tray. This may take several tries. Typically, a thin paper clip works better than a thick paper clip.

    If you insert the paperclip in the hole and find an obstacle, this indicates that your Xbox console's manual release button is located in a different area of the console. Look under the "O" or the "B" in the word "XBOX" that appears on the tray. If this is the case, insert the paperclip under the "O" as outlined in step C. If you find an obstacle, insert the paperclip under the letter "B”. The manual release button is located in one of these three locations.
  4. After the disc tray partially opens, pull the tray with your fingers to fully open the tray

Sep 22, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Draw won,t open cant get my game out xbox360


If the tray does not open when you press the eject button, try to manually open it. To do this:
  1. Unplug your Xbox console from the power source.
  2. Locate the manual release button on your Xbox console.

    For most Xbox consoles, the manual release button is located in a small pinhole to the left of the eject button under the disc tray.

    For some Xbox consoles, the manual release button is located under the disc tray. It can be under the "O" or the "B" in the word "XBOX" that appears on the tray.
  3. Insert a straightened paper clip or other small tool in the hole at an angle to the left. Gently push the paper clip to try to press the manual release button and partially open the disc tray. This may take several tries. Typically, a thin paper clip works better than a thick paper clip.

    If you insert the paperclip in the hole and find an obstacle, this indicates that your Xbox console's manual release button is located in a different area of the console. Look under the "O" or the "B" in the word "XBOX" that appears on the tray. If this is the case, insert the paperclip under the "O" as outlined in step C. If you find an obstacle, insert the paperclip under the letter "B”. The manual release button is located in one of these three locations.
  4. After the disc tray partially opens, pull the tray with your fingers to fully open the tray.
Hope this will help u.

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Disc dive out of blown up xbox


If the tray does not open when you press the eject button, then manually open it to retrieve your game disk as below.

1. Unplug your Xbox console from the power source.

2. Find the manual release button, ususally located in a small pinhole to the left of the eject button under the disc tray.

3. Insert a straightened paper clip or other small tool in the hole at an angle to the left. Gently push the paper clip to try to press the manual release button and partially open the disc tray. This may take several tries. Typically, a thin paper clip works better than a thick paper clip.

After the disc tray partially opens, pull the tray with your fingers to fully open the tray.

******** If you insert the paperclip in the hole and find an obstacle, this indicates that your Xbox console's manual release button is located in a different area of the console.*******

Look under the "O" or the "B" in the word "XBOX" that appears on the tray. If this is the case, insert the paperclip under the "O" as outlined above. If you find an obstacle, insert the paperclip under the letter "B”. The manual release button is located in one of these three locations.

Aug 31, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox Console

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How to open tray when it don't want to open


You can manually eject the tray, you have to take the faceplate off to do this, but here is the instructions:

http://www.llamma.com/xbox360/repair/manual_eject_xbox_360_dvd.htm

Aug 11, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Original xbox will not open


There may be a problem with the belt or gears that push and pull on the disc tray.

Here is a manual solution to fixing the problem when all else fails.

a. Unplug your Xbox console from the power source. b. Locate the manual release button on your Xbox console.

For most Xbox consoles, the manual release button is located in a small pinhole to the left of the eject button under the disc tray.

For some Xbox consoles, the manual release button is located under the disc tray. It can be under the "O" or the "B" in the word "XBOX" that appears on the tray. c. Insert a straightened paper clip or other small tool in the hole at an angle to the left. Gently push the paper clip to try to press the manual release button and partially open the disc tray. This may take several tries. Typically, a thin paper clip works better than a thick paper clip.

If you insert the paperclip in the hole and find an obstacle, this indicates that your Xbox console's manual release button is located in a different area of the console. Look under the "O" or the "B" in the word "XBOX" that appears on the tray. If this is the case, insert the paperclip under the "O" as outlined in step C. If you find an obstacle, insert the paperclip under the letter "B”. The manual release button is located in one of these three locations. d. After the disc tray partially opens, pull the tray with your fingers to fully open the tray.


If even after all of that it still doesn't work you will have to contact microsoft and have it serviced

Oct 28, 2008 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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I have a 6 disc pioneer CD player that will not play or eject the case of CD's? It trys but nothing happens.


This sometimes happens when you put two disc's in one tray. If it's not locked in the loaded position then you can take a thin piece of plastic (as thin as a credit card but longer, five inches or so) or the equivilant (like that impossible to open without cutting yourself plastic packaging) and slide it underneath the 6 disc cartridge. You need to work it in and out, eventually you will hit the release mechanisim.
If a disc is loaded then it won't work and you need to dissasemble the changer and manually retract the disc.

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It could be electrical or mechanical. Without checking there is no way to be sure. You can get the service manual for your model for 10.00 at the following link. That should get the problem taken care off.
http://www.electronicsrepair.net/dvd9.shtml

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Pioneer PDR-W839 Jammed Disc Changer (previously posted)


hello poopig1, after further review, I meant to describe this: look for a pinhole in the area of the CD tray to insert a pin...similar to the same pinhole you see on a PC's cd player to eject the tray manually. If there is none, then try this: Open the cover and find the motor that, when turning, performs the tray ejection. Then, turn that motor by hand until the entire tray (or cartridge) is ejected. Then power up and observe the events.

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there may be two screws on the top of the tray that holds the rounded magnet, the one that is placed to hold the disc when spinning, remove it, you can then simply take the disc out.

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my system was experiencing the same problem with the tray going in and out. i took the system srews out of the case , and opened the body up, there was a CD that had been dislodged from the tray while the wife had moved it to clean. removed the cd, works like new. hope this helps you.

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