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Sony BDP-BX620...humming noise with certain discs?

Old 10-24-16, 04:19 PM
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Sony BDP-BX620...humming noise with certain discs?

So I have this little cheapie 3D player and it makes a humming noise when certain discs are loaded. Now, it's only happened twice, with 2 discs I bought used from Amazon. Doesn't happen with any other discs. Just those two. Now, I do think it is coincidence, but an odd one. There are no scratches on either disc or scuffs whatsoever. I canned air'd the discs and the player, but it still hums. One particular disc, Predator 3D, hums low sometimes and very loud other times. It seems very odd.

Anyone come across something like this and have a fix?

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Old 10-24-16, 06:47 PM
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Re: Sony BDP-BX620...humming noise with certain discs?

Are there any stickers on the disc surface?

I bought several ex-rental discs where the company placed one of those rectangle foil VOID stickers on the disc. They looked left over from the VHS era.

My machine played the disc but you could hear it loudly humming.

Rather than attempting to peel off the sticker (which would probably ruin the disc) I just put a clear sticker on the direct opposite side of the foil sticker.

This helped balance out the disc when it was spinning and it no longer made the humming noise.
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Old 10-26-16, 09:44 PM
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Re: Sony BDP-BX620...humming noise with certain discs?

No stickers. The discs really are immaculate...
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Re: Sony BDP-BX620...humming noise with certain discs?

Find someone with a 3D player and see if they do the same thing. Or try them at Best Buy. Might have been a manufacturing defect causing the unbalance.
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