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CDs 'slipping' at spinup in CD3.5

Discussion in 'd.i.y.' started by hacker, Nov 17, 2006.

  1. hacker

    hacker Delicious and nutritious

    Hey folks, I wonder if anyone has had this problem before...

    Sometimes when I pop a CD in the cd3.5 and close the tray, it spins up but makes a kind of farting noise as the CD appears to slip and it doesn't read. The display says 'ERR'. If I open and close the drawer again, it usually reads fine without farting or slipping (or maybe a little fart, but it still reads!)

    Thanks guys,
    Carl
     
  2. martin clark

    martin clark pinko bodger

    It's your puck - the little rubbers have compressed (so the disc slips) - try rotating them slightly; take a close look, it will become obvious.

    Some discs are thinner than others at the hub, too...
     
  3. hacker

    hacker Delicious and nutritious

    Ah, now that makes sense, yes. I'll give 'em a whirl tonight, thanks Martin.
     
  4. RJohan

    RJohan pfm Member

    I use a small piece of plastic foam under the puck when it happens. Just a couple of millimeters big.

    JohanR
     

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