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Wrong disk problem

The dvd player used to play perfectly well any dvd or cd I tried. But nowadays whenever I tried to play a dvd of cd it will take a good while loading and afterwarts it will say "wrong disk". I have allready tried the solution posed in the manual without any luck. Could it have anything to do with the lens or something?

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Thank you found the laser moved back and forth on tracks, seemed to click into place closer to centre of disc, also gave the laser a good clean with alcohol ( morgan's rum) what a waste. cheers

Posted on Mar 17, 2009

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My norcent DVD player DP 315 was saying wrong disk for a long time. Then when I read the above post and unscrewed my DVD player to move the lens. There was a DVD stuck in the back of the DVD player. LOL so check your equipment out before you throw them away or buy new ones.

Posted on Apr 27, 2008

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There is a coil spring on the right side, right next to the laser (you need to slide the lense back to get to it). All you need to do is GENTLY pull the coil back towards the laser (away from the center), not too far, just a little ways, and that fixes the problem. That coil is the censor that tells the laser that it is all the way to the center. If it has coiled in too far, the laser doesn't know it is all the way forward, and it will be stuck saying "wrong disk". If you do it wrong, you will know. it will make a lot of noise as it keeps on moving towards the center, rather than stopping.

My co-worker bought this portable DVD player for his daughters, and had this problem. We *just* fixed it, so I decided to tell you how to fix it while it was fresh on my mind.

Posted on Mar 20, 2008

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There is a coil spring on the right side, right next to the laser (you need to slide the lense back to get to it). All you need to do is GENTLY pull the coil back towards the laser (away from the center), not too far, just a little ways, and that fixes the problem. That coil is the censor that tells the laser that it is all the way to the center. If it has coiled in too far, the laser doesn't know it is all the way forward, and it will be stuck saying "wrong disk". If you do it wrong, you will know. it will make a lot of noise as it keeps on moving towards the center, rather than stopping.

My co-worker bought this portable DVD player for his daughters, and had this problem. We *just* fixed it, so I decided to tell you how to fix it while it was fresh on my mind.

Posted on Mar 20, 2008

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Then lens may need a damp isopropyl alcohol qtip run over it a few times, use 90%. If that doesnt work then try a cd cleaning disk to put in the player. The cd or dvd may also be too scratched to read.

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