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DVD Player Won't Stop Loading! Why?
5 replies to this topic
Posted September 10 2006 - 05:38 PM
Toshiba SD-6200, old model with moderate use worked fine until today. Tried a few DVD's and it's stuck on loading. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.
Posted September 11 2006 - 02:46 PM
You won't believe it! I just bought a Toshiba sd-3990 and the same exact thing happens; the machine is stuck on loading!!! I have double and triple checked the connections and attempted to play five DVDs that I know are in perfect condition,,, I have re-checked and switched back to the sd-6200-no luck. What could be the problem? Help!!!
Posted September 12 2006 - 05:28 PM
Resolved these problems. I had connected the component out/in-puts straight away. The new sd-3990 must be set to component in the setup menu by using the the video in/ou cables included with the player. (This was not very clear in the instructions.) Toshiba is sending me a upgrade disc that should take care of the problem with the old sd-6200. They were almost certain that the chips need only to be updated. If all goes well I will have a backup machine.
Posted September 16 2006 - 09:36 AM
If the 6200 worked until yesterday I doubt that a software update is going to help. The software updates usually help read discs with new features that are released from time-to-time or those on newer high-speed media. Note that I also had this problem intermitently with my XS32, except it knew enough to stop trying to read a disc after 30 seconds or so. Rick
Posted September 16 2006 - 10:16 AM
Usually this means a dead or malfunctioning laser or it could be the processor that controls all activity in the player. The older processors weren't very effiecient and got very hot, and Heat is #1 enemy to electronics.
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