How to fix TOC error on CD player?

The CD recorder displays a C14 or TOC error when the unit cannot read the Table of Contents (TOC) information on the CD. This issue is usually caused by the media being use. To resolve this error, use new media.

What does TOC error mean on a CD player?

“TOC Error” means either no disc has been loaded into the magazine, the disc is upside down, or the disc is badly scratched.

What is TOC error mean?

A TOC error is “Table Of Contents”. The 969 brain can’t read the TOC, so it errors. Basically, the mechanism is to dirty, or is kaput altogether.

Why do some CDs not play on my CD player?

Clean your CDs before and after playing them. Although the compact disc has a much longer lifespan than does something like a cassette tape, it can be more fragile. Scratches, dust or other damage to the data side of the CD will cause many CD players to fail to read the CD or cause the CD to skip.

Why do CD players stop working?

A scratched or damaged disc is often the culprit and not the player. Use a newer disc if possible to ensure the condition is pristine. If the problem persists with the new disc, remove all discs and run a power cycle to reset the player. Remove any batteries or unplug it to drain the power.

What do you do if your CD won’t play?

The Compact Disc (CD) Won’t Play

  1. Make sure that the disc is inserted correctly with the label side up.
  2. Use a soft, dry cloth to clean the disc.
  3. Reinsert the disc, and then press the PLAY button to see if the disc plays.
  4. For disc players with a HOLD switch, make sure that the switch is set to the OFF position.

How do I reset my car stereo system?

Devices with a reset button

  1. Remove the faceplate from your car stereo.
  2. Press the RESET button on the front panel using a pointed object, such as a ball-point pen.

How do I fix my CD player that won’t close?

The drawer on the CD player keeps opening and will not stay…

  1. Turn off the CD player.
  2. Unplug the power cord of the CD player from the AC outlet.
  3. Let the CD player set without power for 30 seconds.
  4. Plug the power cord back into the AC outlet.
  5. Attempt to close the drawer on the CD player.

How do I fix my CD player that won’t open?

Press the eject button and stop button simultaneously and hold. With the buttons still held in, insert the stereo power cord into a power source. This process will unlock the drawer if the stereo is stuck in security mode.

Why is my TOC reading saying no disc?

The display reads “TOC Reading” for 4 seconds, followed by “No Disc” error message. I was having this problem on the Marantz CD6000OSE. I also came across a similar problem on the Sony Minidisc, and once on a Tascam CD player.

Where do you find the TOC number on a CD?

TOC means the Table of Contents. This is stored on the innermost track of the CD and is a special track that players read first. It gives them a track number (TOC Number) for each title. The sled then moves to the track number location. The first thing I did was take the cover off so that I could see if the CD was spinning.

Why is my CD player not reading the table of contents?

In order to read the table of contents the CD should be spinning, hence this did not make sense. The CD player computer indicating that it did not find a disc seemed strange. If there was no disc inserted, then why did the system try to read the table of contents from it in the first place?

What to use to fix no disc error on CD player?

Drench a cotton swab with isopropyl alcohol. Angle the cotton swab so it can reach the CD player’s laser eye. Blot the laser eye with the dry end of the cotton swab until the alcohol residue is gone. If this does not work, you will have to use a laser eye kit.