Disc read errors, potentially belt related?
I have two of these Model 2 SegaCDs. Both seem to have succumb to the same problem over time, which has gotten to the point that they’re basically unplayable now. Basically, there’s a strange grinding sound when the disc needs to access data, and oftentimes the game will straight up freeze at this point. Playing back a regular CD seems to work fine, but if you try to skip ahead the same noise happens and it simply won’t read. It seems to be related to the belt the drives the lens perhaps? As if something has come out of alignment or needs greased or such? Not sure. If anyone’s experienced this issue and knows of a fix, I’d be happy to hear it. Thanks!