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To manually move the pickups on these machines you have to turn the worm
gear that is on the motor shaft. The pickup moves slowly but you will move.
"locket" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> David did you ever get to the bottom of the problem. I have a 909 doing
> same thing. One word of warning do not push the sled away from the spindle
> you WILL break the gear box off the side of the laser head,
> The thoughts so far are that this is a software problem. You will not that
> the tray drops before the disc has stopped rotating and the laser head has
> not pulled back out of the way. of course it jams. Unde the tray you will
> see a bunch of gears moving them will cause the tray to rise and thereby
> free the head, Try stopping the play with the head near the ouside lane of
> the disk you wil note that tray still drops nastilly but the head does not
> get caught up in the rush , Give me a call 01732457476 Pete