Question about Panasonic SL-SV553J Personal CD Player
Ordinary cd-r cannot read but my mp3 cd was no problem to read,before it was no problem to read both cd format but now it was only the mp3 format my disk player can read!should i junk this diskman?
If it is just the one type/brand of disk, the drive may just not "like" that brand of disk. CD manufacturers use different compositions of the layers of the burning media, some drives just won't read some media. Try diff brand...
Posted on Dec 28, 2005
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In most cases when the CD does not play or is skipping it is possible that the optical head is a suspect. Sometimes it might pick up ordinary audio CD but will not play other formats. This indicates that the optical head is weak and so there is no detection or scanning of the CD . If the optical is working the tracks will be read immediately but with no scanning the laser head can be defective.
Sometimes certain cleaner disks will not be tracked to run for cleaning as it will not be read and so will reject. Hence it is ideal to manually clean the laser head eye using a cleaning swap /cotton bud with gentle pressure on the lens eye.
If there is no result then watch if the CD spins or tries to spin. If so the board seems to work unless a test is taken on the main board but the possibility of a defective optical head can be the suspected fault.
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