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What is the best method to clean a bluray laser?
What is the best method to clean a bluray laser? –
As title says really. Thinking of using 70% IPA solution on a cotton bud and polishing to a shine.
Drive had hardly any usage. Reading discs intermittently.
2003a Slim model.
Would I be doing right before I break my (now expired) warranty seal?
Use your tongue :P
Just kidding, I used a cotton swab and a some 99% alcohol but I suppose vodka could work too.
Be very gentle. It worked for me on a release 20 gig. It played DVDs again after I cleaned it but I don't know if it played games or bluray after because it went YLOD soon after.
Will get some decent stuff tomorrow. This 70% stuff don`t even get me tipsy!
Got to go to Maplins and replace my T5H bit for the slims lid. Can`t find mine anywhere.
I`ve noticed that while seeking for a disc, the hour hand spins in the corner as it should, but after 10 or 15 seconds, there is a clunk. Like the mechanism is clicking the disc in.
I can hear the disc spinning and the laser seeking the TOC on the disc. So gawd knows. Will find more out tomorrow when I can take it to bits.
I`ve heard of logic boards going bad. I wondered if this applied more to slims or fats or both? Any thoughts anyone?
It sounds like there is some gunk in there, do you smoke? dusty environment? i use alcohol on a brushed dvd, a hoover every month or so, never had any probs. (touches wood) > no not that wood............
dip it in information and it will read again.
Nope. Don`t smoke. I`m thinking it has to be dust. The unit has had that little use over the past year. It is like a car with 30,000 miles on the clock (if you get my meaning).
Will keep thread updated on progress.
gresh... Thank you for your useful contribution.
Opened up console today.
Fair amount of dust. Cleaned laser. No improvement. Still intermittently reading game discs. DVDs read better.
Time for a new laser I think. Strange it has failed after so little use though
My research tells me that all slims are fitted with one type of laser is this right?
The KES-450AAA. Would this be the right one for my CECH-2003A unit?
Replacing it is no problem for me just want to make sure it is the right laser unit.
Thanks for any advice!