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My Philips MCD149 refuses to play CD's...It tries to read them for a while but eventually comes up with the message NO DISC. This is only a recent problem and it still plays DVD's fine. Any ideas how to rectify this?

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  • jbmh Oct 12, 2008

    Exactly the same thing happened to mine. All of a sudden it just packed up laying them. Dvds, Tuner and USB work fine........

  • pigablo Dec 25, 2008

    I have same problem. Suddenly audio CDs don't work any more. Tunner, DVDs and USB work fine.

  • Anonymous Mar 05, 2009

    I had exactly the same problem. i phoned philips dierct and was told that they had never had anything like that before. Philips said that they would phone the next day. Philips never phoned back. I got quite annoyed and went and bought another micro system. I would never buy Philips equipment again. Not happy.

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2009

    I had the same problem, it need to be repaired within the warranty.


  • aggrayjnr Apr 15, 2009

    I have the same problem,will not play cds,everything else fine.not much use to me though.

  • sfbtim Apr 20, 2009

    Quick update...I took it back to the shop and they replaced it with no problems. However, tried to play a CD yesterday and exactly the same thing happened! Seems to be a fault with the design of the system.

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I brought device to assistance. After 3 weeks they gave me back. They substituted main unit (cd reader + display....) and now seems to work fine..... I hope :-)

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