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Console not reading disk

My sega saturn will not play the games it said that it is reading the disk then nothing happens. i also noticed that the disk is not spinning and and there is a red light that keeps blinking by the word access. pleas help i just got it and would like to play it .

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  • retrodude Oct 22, 2008

    my games will not play



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Increase the Laser Lens voltage by screwing the orange voltage screw clockwise 35 degrees. this orange laser lens voltage screw is located above the laser assembly inside the console. You will have to take the case off the console.

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Well...what can i should be a laser unit problem, open your saturn and pull the flat cable and reconect again...try laser adjust..or it can be more easier than you think..try to check the Sensor button ,if it´s broken, it can´t activate the laser unit, so that´s why it´s not reading...
Sorry my bad english...if the problem persists call me in msn: good luck!

Posted on Dec 04, 2008


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