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My ilo recorder wont take any disc

Every time i put my disc in the recorder, it show no disc is in. what to do

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  • gtdewbre Nov 04, 2008

    My recorder is brand new and will not recognize my discs. I do not think it needs cleaning as it has had very little usage. Is there a certain brand that I need to use?

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If it won't play any disc including prerecorded movies, then try cleaning the lens.

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