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Old 01-14-19, 03:13 PM
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Audio discs but no Video discs

I have an RCA Model RC5240P DVD player.

What would cause it NOT to play any VIDEO discs (the player displays "Load" then "No Disc")?

The player plays AUDIO discs fine.
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Old 01-14-19, 03:26 PM
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Re: Audio discs but no Video discs

Two different lasers in the player. One reads CDs the other reads DVDs. Sounds like the DVD laser has failed.
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Old 01-14-19, 03:28 PM
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Re: Audio discs but no Video discs

Are you talking DVD discs or Video CDs?
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Old 01-14-19, 03:30 PM
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Re: Audio discs but no Video discs

The Audio discs are Compact Disc digital audio discs

The Video discs are DVD video discs

Where can I buy a DVD laser assembly for my DVD player?

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Old 01-14-19, 06:02 PM
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Re: Audio discs but no Video discs

You can try cleaning the lens.
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Old 01-14-19, 07:16 PM
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Unless it was an amazing player it would be cheaper and easier to just buy a new DVD or Blu-ray player.
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Old 01-14-19, 11:10 PM
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Re: Audio discs but no Video discs

Where can I buy a DVD laser assembly for my DVD player?
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Old 01-15-19, 04:39 AM
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Re: Audio discs but no Video discs

'E's not playin'! 'E's passed on! This player is no more! It has ceased to be! 'E's expired and gone to meet 'is maker! 'E's a stiff! Bereft of life, 'e rests in peace! This is an ex-player!!

Seriously, for a DVD player from 2001... It's time to let it go. As cultshock said, it's cheaper and easier to just replace it.
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Old 01-15-19, 11:31 AM
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Re: Audio discs but no Video discs

Originally Posted by gcotterl View Post
Where can I buy a DVD laser assembly for my DVD player?
eBay
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Re: Audio discs but no Video discs

Originally Posted by gcotterl View Post
Where can I buy a DVD laser assembly for my DVD player?
You can try to contact the manufacturer

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Old 01-15-19, 07:07 PM
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Re: Audio discs but no Video discs

Here's what I'd try first:

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