An electronics repair shop?

DVD player tray openMartin emails:

Our 5-disc DVD player / stereo system just stopped working one morning. It's chock full of borrowed DVDs of course...
Do your readers have a recommendation on electronics repair places?

We've had similar questions in the past, and the answer that often popped up was Lake Electronics on Central Ave -- and with good results, apparently. Unfortunately, Lake closed last year after 60 years in business.

So... anyone got a new suggestion for Martin? Please share!

Comments

Unless you have high end components, the service/repair charge for something like this may be cost prohibitive. You are better off taking the repair money and putting it toward a brand new component.

Typically all components like this have an area you can insert the end of a paper clip or something small to manually open the tray. Right in front. Then at least you can get the DVDs out and buy something new.

I somehow hadn't heard that Lake Electronics had closed.. That's a loss to the region. Wow!

I can highly recommend Stereo Workshop in Halfmoon/Clifton Park. 1471 Rt 9, in same plaza as Fred the Butcher. Phone is 371-3073. Cash or check only though, no plastic.


If you are adventurous, bring it down the Center of Gravity (CoG) in Troy and have a go at fixing it yourself!

Liberteks on Western Ave in Guilderland did a great job my smartphone. I know they work on computers, maybe they'll fix a DVD player?

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