How to Clean Portable DVD Players

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How to Clean Portable DVD Players
Clean your portable DVD player to maintain its optimal performance. (portable dvd player and disc image by Warren Millar from

When dirt and dust build up on your portable DVD player, it interferes with the viewing quality and negates any convenience that the player might offer. Don't use harsh cleaning products on your DVD player --- they can damage the delicate electrical and screen components.

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Things you need

  • Soft cloth
  • Hand towel
  • Isopropyl alcohol
  • Cotton swabs

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    Remove any disc from the DVD player, and turn off the player.

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    Dust the portable player with a dry, soft cloth. Wipe the screen, exterior and interior of the DVD player gently, in a circular motion to remove any loose dust or debris. Make sure to clean the vent openings to maintain proper air circulation.

  3. 3

    Dampen a cloth with water and wring it out. There shouldn't be any water dripping from the cloth. Wipe the DVD player with the damp cloth to remove any stubborn dirt, smudges or residue.

  4. 4

    Dry the DVD player with a hand towel.

  1. 1

    Remove dirt or residue from the lens by dipping a cotton swab in isopropyl alcohol. Squeeze out the excess.

  2. 2

    Open the DVD player and locate the lens. Wipe the lens gently with the cotton swab to remove dust and residue.

  3. 3

    Remove any excess alcohol with the dry end of the cotton swab. Press gently to prevent damage.

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