When you insert a disc it scans for a while and keeps saying "cannot read please check the disc". the discs are fine it happens to frequently.
error message says: NO READ - incompatabe disk. i am using the same disks I have always used.
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how long have you been using the player and has it ever accept blank DVD-R discs in the past.
The problem might be as a result of weak laser (lens) or the blank discs inserted might not be compatible with player.
the laser(lens) of a player becomes weak, it will not be able to read
blank discs. It only takes a very strong laser to read/accept blank
discs. If it happens that the laser (lens) is the cause of the problem,
then it means you will need to replace the laser (lens) to a brand new
one to be able to read blank disc. Though the player might be playing
DVD and CD, note that blank disc is stronger when it comes to reading
from the laser (lens), it requires sharper laser. I hope you understand
So, insert a CD into the player and observe if it will play.If it plays, then its obvious that your laser is very weak.
Concerning the incompatibility issue, I
hope you are aware that there are various kinds of empty DVD discs such
as DVD +, DVD -, DVD RW. Try any of this empty DVD discs as one of them as to be compatible with this DVD recorder.
the two topics discussed above, one has to be the cause of the problem.
So its up to you to figure out which is the cause of the problem.
Easy option first , clean laser with a laser cleaning disc ,if that doesn't work then (I assume you have tried more than 1 disc). a laser won't read a dirty disc, you may have a laser mechanism fault ie laser sticking in its tracks. you could try oiling the cradle that the laser sits on. other than that it is a costly repair. pete
dvd player keeps saying no disc when I try to play a dvd.what can i do? worked fine until about 3 months ago. started to say no disc when disc inserted but after opening and closing 3 to 6 times it would read.now it just wont read. any ideas?
there r two reasons that the player says no disc on display.
1)the disc which you insert in your player is really not redable.check out that disc in any other player and confirm whether its working or showing the same fault in other player too.
2)the disc may be perfectly all right, but the lens in the player which reads the disc is either got dusty or the lens is turned faulty.
for dussty lens you can clean it with tissue paper and check out .but for the faulty lens its necessary to replace the lens.thats a costly issue.
This might be due to a dirty pickup or scan laser head, or the optics as a whole might be going bad (both are common problems). A qualified TV repair person should be able to determine if the scan laser or pickup head are bad by doing a laser power test. If the optical devices are dirty it is just a simple matter of cleaning them with a DVD cleaning disk, however if the optics are bad, then replacing them is actually cost inefficient, and you may want to think about getting a new DVD player/recorder.
Try checking the scan and pickup heads of the DVD with a DVD cleaning disk . If this does not help the optics or the decoder/encoder might be defective. In that case, you will need a qualified TV repair person to work on these units for you all.