Everytime i put a dvd in my COBY TF-DVD7333 it says that there is NO DISK in when there is. It makes a little noise but doesnt read any disk. Please help, got an angry 2 year old who needs his Disney. Thanks
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Re: Not reading disk
Dirty lenses on the drive can cause this, no signal comes back to the laser, so it thinks there is no disk
especially with kid fingers and a flip open case,
iso-propyl alcohol on a swab removes fingerprints, jelly, cake, and all sorts of stuff from a lens, vaccuum cleaners are good if its just dust
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All DVD players use a dual laser pick up. One laser is for CD/VCD/MP3 and the other laser is only for DVD. If you have watched more DVD and less CD's you could be having a problem with the DVD laser. Must have become week and the system cannot read the disk. Change of the lens unit will solve your problem.
Did you make the disk if you made the disk your computer has to give it a digital signature so the DVD player can read it if you're using a regular DVD then I would very carefully using rubbing alcohol and Q tip clean the actual laser I would be very careful doing this if too much rubbing alcohol is on the Q tip it will ruin the laser you can also try resetting the DVD player by taking out the battery and unplugging it from any power source and leave it that way for at least 20 seconds to a minute if that doesn't work you might have something else wrong
Press SETUP Press FF Press FR Press Next Press Prev now region code will appear on the screen on the right upper part of the screen press -> the arrows to chancge the number to 255 to make it open region.
I have seen this problem on several Yamada & Xoro brand DVD players. If you remove the lid after powering down with the disc tray closed and a disc in it you may well find the ribbon cable to the read head is rubbing on the disc. The ribbon cable is held to the base of the box by a sticky pad under a 45 degree bend in it and a piece of sticky tape !!!. Power up unit, open disk tray, power it down, retape cable to base securely with small strips of duct or gaffer tape (using tweezers helps) and hey presto it will work again. The cable rubbing slows the disk spin speed hence "data read error" unit assumes "bad/faulty/wrong type of disk". All that technology screwed up by using a cheap bit of tape in the factory assembly, amazing eh !.