VGP-XL1B repair question (essentially a question about belt replacement)

Post » Tue Nov 17, 2015 3:16 pm


I had one of the 3 capstans that holds the carousel in place pop it's c-clip, and come off... I replaced the capstan, and the clip, and the VGP-Xl1B appeared to be fully functional.

However, while doing a mass load operation, the unit seemed to become confused about which slots were empty, and, although I got 70-80 discs loaded, it began trying to put new ones in occupied slots.

This does not appear to be a misalignment problem, as the discs load just fine (when the slot is unoccupied), and the discs load to the CDROM correctly.

When I put things back together, I simply placed the carousel belt over its drive capstan, without regard for any particular location of the carousel. Should the unit figure out where its carousel is? Was there a particular 'rest' location for the carousel following belt replacement?


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Post » Tue Nov 17, 2015 2:18 pm

I suppose an additional question I should have asked would be: Is there a maintenance manual that is available for that box?

Thanks, again.

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