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Samsung BD-D8500M - DVD Playback Problems

MartynDav33

Standard Member
Hi all, wondering if anyone may be able to help. Just recently my Samsung BD-D8500M has started having trouble playing DVDs. When a DVD is inserted there is a mechanical grinding noise louder than usual as if it is struggling to read the disc. The "Loading" box comes up on the screen but nothing happens. I was confused at first as BDs and 3D BDs still play perfectly but would I be right in saying that they use a different laser altogether? This leads me to think that the issue may be with the laser. At first after a few attempts at ejecting then re-inserting the disc it would eventually play as normal with no problems however the mechanical sound seems to have gotten even more angry now and I cannot get them to play at all.

Thanks in advance, any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
 

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