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.

Sony X-3356-638-1 (Reel R) Assy Gear

Gear attached to the motor – part of Sony X-3356-638-1 Motor (Reel R) Assembly. Gear is also compatible with Sony X-3371-429-1 that is actualy a substitute part.

Replacement part was created using a semi-professional 3D printer. Slighty flexible material guarantees silent operation. The part was fully tested.

X-3356-638-1 Motor (Reel R) Assy position in drive

The part is compatible with following devices:
TCKA2E, TCKA2ES, TCKA2ESU, TCK620, TCK850, TCK850ES, TCRX79ES, TCWR901ES, TCWR99ES.

It also might be part of other device – just check corresponding service manual.

Available in e-shop.