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Faulty dvd player in the combo unit insignia

Anybody else have a ingignia 32" flat screen tv/dvd combo player that will not play a disc? my player seems to have a mind of its own, and 99% of the time a dvd will not play. At first I thought it was the disc but incredibly a brand new player is not working. Is it worth taking it in to fix it ?

If enough people complain there could be a recall. I have maybe played a dozen or so movies and it went haywire...

I bought mine at future shop in dec of 2007.

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  • Anonymous Dec 27, 2008

    DVD player will load and then it says loading for awhile and then the DVD movie pops out and says disk error on tv screen. I've tried several different movies too. Brand new just got it hung up on the wall.

  • blackchert Dec 30, 2008

    I have a 19" TV/DVD combo and I have tried about 30 different dvds and only 2 work. Every other disc gets a Disc Error and ejects. I have only had it for about 3 months.

    Anyone got any ideas how to fix it?

  • cknuff Jan 03, 2009


    Mine is a NS-CL26C. I asked Insignia a few times while the unit was still under warrantee about what they would recommend and their advice went from: unplug the unit for awhile, use a disc cleaner, use a laser reader cleaner disk, try another disc... all of which undfortunately ate up the rest of the warrantee time. So now I am faced with A: paying someone half of what the tv is worth to fix it or B: buy a dvd player component. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.


  • blackchert May 11, 2010

    In response to the listed solution. I got my Insignia TV/DVD combo in the US from a store in South Jersey. I see the Insignia brand all over the Northeast US. I purchased virtually all the DVD's I tried from either one of the Best Buys in the area or a local Target. The DVD's are fine because they work in every other dvd player I have put them in. The problem is solely with the fact that this DVD player seems to **** out a few weeks to a few months after it is purchased.



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What's the model number of the unit?

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

    RFICKES Jan 03, 2009

    What a bunch of goofs, eh? "Try another disc.." No kidding, Sherlock!

    According to Insignia's website, this unit was sold exclusively to BestBuy Canada. Is that where you got it? Two reasons for that question:

    1. If you bought it online, they may have shipped you one from another area,

    2. If you live somehwre other that North America, or

    3. All the discs you're trying to play are from outside North America.

    All that boils down to one possibility that isn't your DVD player being dead, and that is somehow you got a unit with a DVD player that isn't set for your particular region. See for more info.

    Other than that, I know it's a pain, but it's a lot cheaper to buy a $40 DVD player than struggle to make this one work. Pain in the ****, I know, but at least you'll be able to play movies.

    Best of luck!



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