Question about Televison & Video

1 Answer

Keeps repeating unknown disk - Televison & Video

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 6,993 Answers

Hi,

how long have you been using this player? I suspect the laser (lens) of the player. I think the laser (lens) is weak that's why it cannot read data/files on DVD discs.

To confirm if actually its a laser problem, insert an Audio CD into the player and see if will play. If it plays, then obviously, your laser (lens) is weak. But if it doesn't play Audio CD, then it might still be the laser (lens) or a mechanism problem.

Get a lens cleaner, use it to clean the lens. If that doesn't solve the problem, get a screw driver, open the player's cover so that you can gain access to the lens, use a cotton board to clean the surface of the lens. This should clean dust or dirt that might be on the lens.

If non of the above solves the problem, then know that you need to replace the laser to a brand new one.

To replace the lens, remove the bad laser, use it as a sample to get exactly the same type and do the replacement. Note that replacing a laser (lens) needs a professional touch, so if you cannot replace the laser, get it to a repairman to fix it for you.

Once this us done, your player will play all DVD discs again.

Good luck.

Posted on Apr 09, 2011

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

When I insert a blank DVD+R to copy a VHS, It reads the disk, says "Unknown Disk" and ejects it. How do I record if I can't keep a disk in the machine?


What speed of disk did you use? On my older machine if I use faster than 4X it will not accept the disk. Check out your disk an see if the record speed is to fast for the machine.

Jan 29, 2015 | GoVideo VR3930 DVD Player/VCR

1 Answer

My acre aspire 5517 keeps getting a disk read error occurred and I keeps repeating it over and over what do I do?


First - re-seat the hard disk and reboot the computer. If the computer does not boot up then reboot and go into the BIOS configuration to see if the BIOS detects the hard drive. If it doesn't detect the hard drive then it could be faulty.
Then the hard drive needs to be replaced in the computer/laptop, Windows installed and the computer or laptop's device drivers plus your programs etc. to get a functioning computer/laptop again.

Apr 17, 2013 | Acer Aspire Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I bought DVD-RW discs but it comes up as Unknown Disc. Can you tell me what to do


If the disk in the drive shows it is a unknown disk , you must check the disk is good or bad , to check the disk , please follow the instruction,
put the dvd -rom in the drive , at the moment it shows unknown disk , select right click for properties of the disk , it shows the disk usage with a diagram , if the disk usage is on pink colour your disk is free and ready to use . otherwise the disk colour is blue in colour , it is due to manufacturing defect . it can be only cleared by replacing the disk with new one .

Mar 19, 2011 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

Maxtor external HDD not detected by Vista


try to format it.it might need a quick format for you to use it. if still doesnt work check for the sata,pata cable that connects your motherboard.

Apr 30, 2009 | Maxtor Hard Drive

1 Answer

Won't accept disks (any kind)


try universal dics for you dvd.maybe it is not compatible with your player...

Apr 15, 2009 | GoVideo Go Video VR3840 DVD Recorder/VCR

2 Answers

Ht-x30 samsung cinema system display unknown disc


TThe player does not play this type of dvd disk! only pre-recorded movies and CDs Try hooking Up a player that plays DVD+ and DVD- disks!Hope I was of help!
(please use The ratings to keep this site free!)

Dec 14, 2008 | Samsung HT-X40 System

1 Answer

Get unknown disk error in dvd cloner


I have a xbr413 and all of a sudden I am now getting unknown disk when I insert the dvd. It has been working fine prior. Any suggestions?

Feb 15, 2008 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

Unknown disc


I have same problem, and i keep getting the same info...to use a good quality cleaning disk...i am going to invest in another one £17 i will let you know how i get on...

Oct 17, 2007 | GoVideo Go Video DVD/VCR Combo

Not finding what you are looking for?
Televison & Video Logo

Related Topics:

97 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Televison & Video Experts

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

74106 Answers

Cindy Wells

Level 3 Expert

5097 Answers

Electro Med Services...
Electro Med Services...

Level 3 Expert

6694 Answers

Are you a Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...