Denon S3000 repair

Here’s how to repair a Denon S3000 CD player which gives “Disc read error”:

You don’t need to dissassemble the whole unit, only unmount the CD drive:

You’ll need to replace the laser pickup. According to the service manual, this player uses the Hitachi HOP-1200R (HOP-1200S and HOP-1200W are also compatible with this unit). I ordered the 1200R from eBay.

Remember to desolder the anti-static connections marked on the picture below:

Unscrew the metal top of the plastic rail holder and then you can pull out both rails and replace the pickup.

Jose 2011-10-15 02:25:43

There is a piece that I broke when i was trying to put the cover back on the drive. Its the top of the mechanism with 4 wires solder to it. I really hope some one could help

kyle 2012-11-15 00:20:34

Thanks so much for this.. only place on the internet i could find something to help me fix my error.. just got the part today will install ASAP and let u know how it goes

Nonoo 2012-11-15 07:01:31
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