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Every DVD gets stuck with "Loading"

Any DVD or CD I try gets stuck and the player says "Loading". I notice that the disc does not seem to spin at all! Is the player toast?

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    I notice that the disc does not seem to spin at all! Is the player toast?

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    I cannot get the loading mechanism of the DVD player to open I need to pry it open

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Could be just the mechanism that detects whether theres a disc in.
Have to open it up to find out tho, not a good idea unless you know what youre doing.

Posted on May 25, 2008

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Everytime i play the disc, it would say loading , then after 10seconds the tray disc would open and say cannot read disc. please check the disc


Put in an ordinary audio CD and play to notice if the CD is detected. If yes the optical is working, if not there is no laser scanning and the possibility that the laser head can be defective.
Now certain cleaner disks will not be tracked to run for cleaning as it is not read. Hence it will reject. So it is ideal to clean manually the laser head eye using a cotton bud with gentle pressure on the lens eye.
If there is no result then watch if the CD spins or tries to spin. If so the board seems to work unless a test is taken on the main board but the possibility of a defective optical head can be the suspected fault.
If any of the above seems otherwise we must recheck with possibilities of a malfunction of the main processor board

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Hey Teddybearman, I have exactly the same problem as you have. Did you manage to find out how to fix it?
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Loading but nothing happens


With the power turned off, open the DVD Player, and then open the top where you load the DVD into the player. Locate the laser lens and notice that the laser is attached to a transport assembly that moves the laser diagonally outward in a slot. 1. Slide this assembly outward to the end of its track. 2. Slide the assembly back inward to the closest inward position. 3. Repeat the process of sliding the assembly outward and then back inward.4. Put in a music CD and let it play all the way through. This helps to calibrate the laser head assembly movement. When the music CD is finished playing. 5. Put in a DVD, and you should have a working unit again This is a factory solution from Mintek that was given to a customer who ask for help with the forever loading disc problems. This solution may work on other models of portable DVD players. Most portable DVD players use this type of transport mechanism. Try this solution it might work for you.I hope this information helps your problem.

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Disc does not spin and shows on screen that there is no disc


With the power turned off, open the DVD Player, and then open the top where you load the DVD into the player. Locate the laser lens and notice that the laser is attached to a transport assembly that moves the laser diagonally outward in a slot. 1. Slide this assembly outward to the end of its track. 2. Slide the assembly back inward to the closest inward position. 3. Repeat the process of sliding the assembly outward and then back inward.4. Put in a music CD and let it play all the way through. This helps to calibrate the laser head assembly movement. When the music CD is finished playing. 5. Put in a DVD, and you should have a working unit again This is a factory solution from Mintek that was given to a customer who ask for help with the forever loading disc problems. This solution may work on other models of portable DVD players. Most portable DVD players use this type of transport mechanism. Try this solution it might work for you. I hope this information helps you with your problem.

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Loud mechanical noises from my dvd player during loading,advcing,


hi..the reason for the problem is u have
to clean ur dvd lense.u can clean the lense
using the lense cleaner cd.This will be available
outside.once u clean it will work properly without
any noises.
check it out.
thank u..

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What you are hearing is the attempt to read the disk. The unti detects that a disc is present and attempts to read it by spinning it first at CD speeds then at DVD speeds. It will attempt this a number of times before giving up and reporting "no disc". If you can get at the optics, try cleaning the lens using a cotton swab and alcohol. Next try to read a CD. If you can read a music CD and not a DVD, it indicates that the optics are starting to fail and need to be replaced.

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laser lens may need cleaned or realind! claen and try again

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My player was doing the same thing and I noticed that the lens arm was stuck near where the disc snaps into place. I gently pushed the arm away from the center (being careful not to touch the lens). I restarted the dvd player and put a disc in...started right away.

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looks like it has a problem reading the disc
what sort of disc are you trying to play
try with an original DVD and see the results

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