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I an a newbie and I need some help..

Discussion in 'Video playback problems' started by Country8, Aug 12, 2004.

  1. Country8

    Country8 Member

    Aug 12, 2004
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    I have been surfing this site ad many others but I am hoping you could maybe help me. I have a dvd player(connected to my tv) by "Classic". My mom bought it 2 years ago. It was working fine until 2 weeks ago when it started to not read dvd's. It will play cd's but when it starts to load a dvd it sounds like it is turninf the dvd then stops then starts again then the screen says "No Disc".. do you know what might be happening?
    -Thank You-
  2. djcsurf

    djcsurf Guest

    Is it only happening on certain disks, if so, it could be the disks that are at fault.
    If it's happening on any disks it sounds like the dvd player has a fault with the reader, possible sotfware fault or dirty lens.
  3. The_OGS

    The_OGS Active member

    Feb 18, 2004
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    They need maintenance.
    They req calibration (and a good cleaning-out) from time to time.
    There are lots of plastic parts inside, less $ than metal but not as close tolerances :-(
    The DVD tracking, alignment and focus are very exacting tolerances.
    It is amazing that any inexpensive machine, even when not bumped/bashed or treated roughly, will still play DVDs after many hours of use.
    Remove the cover and inspect (and vacuum).
    Other than that, the unit will require recalibration.

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