Sony CD Player 4-968-866-01 gear D

The gear is part of CD loader assembly in Sony CD players.

Sony CD Player 4-968-866-01 replacement gear

Faulty gear can be replaced with 3D printed one. Replacement gear was fully tested for correct operation.

original 4-968-866-01 gear cracked

Gear position in the schematic:


Gear is compatible with following devices:
CDP XA555ES, CDP-XA50ES, CDP-X5000.
However, it might work also with other devices – just check your service manual.

Available for purchase in e-shop.

Sony CD Changer 4-957-284-01 Gear

The gear was used in Sony CD changers produced in the mid to late 1990s. It is a part of the CD tray and is responsible for the CD tray rotating.

Faulty gear can be replaced with 3D printed one.

Video showing replacement gear in operation.


Gear is compatible with following devices:
CDP-C23, CDP-C235, CDP-C245, CDP-C265, CDP-C345, CDP-C435, CDP-C445, CDP-C545, CDP-C661, CDP-C745, CDP-CA9ES, CDP-CE335, CDP-CE415, CDP-C250Z, CDP-CA8ES.
However, it might work also with other devices – just check your service manual.

Available for purchase in e-shop.