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No disk When I insert a dvd it tries to read and then says no disk. My same unit began getting fussy re: disc loading. It would randomly post a C-104 code...suggesting the disc is dirty/scratched. I cleaned the laser head...but to no avail. Some days, I could put a disc in, other days...not. Finally the unit went to the no disc mode...and remains there. Shutting down/cutting power for 24 hrs. doesn't work. Any ideas?

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I think ur lens has totally gone dead..
u will have to replace the lens..

Posted on May 15, 2008

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HI,

I hope this will help ya..

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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May be the laser head in your player is not moving properly and detecting the cd/dvd properly....
have you tried with clean dvd`s

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The lens is most likely faulty the whole lens system would need to be replaced. Not that big of a part but still it can be a little complex repair job.


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Hello there.

On searching this problem it seems its quite popular unfortunately. All i can suggest is trying to laster cleaning again in vain that it will make the device play again..

Please see http://www.fixya.com/support/p17041-sansui_vrdvd4005_dvd_player_vcr_combo
and you will see all the users with similar problem.

Sorry i cannot help more but it sounds like you need a new player.

Hope this helps.

Posted on May 14, 2008

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