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"No Valid Disc"

I have a Durabrand Dual-7C. When I load a disk, it shows "loading", I can hear it working, then it says "no valid disc". I've tried several discs, none that are not scratched.

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  • irish4mark Aug 09, 2008

    irish4mark061007@localnet.com my dvd player will not load disk, anymore, just quit. and no valid disc error.

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2009

    I have tried putting in different new dvds and none of them work. I can hear the motor trying to spin but it won't pick up the disc. I just bought this less than a month ago for my son and he's so small he doesn't even touch it so it truly is just a junky dvd player. =(

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You can find the spindle motor in a wore out cd rom drive or just about any house hold electronics , that you could take it out of something else that isn't any good any more , you can find them type motors just about in anything .

Posted on Jan 02, 2008

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These units are known for bad spin motors. the unit appears to be working , but does not obtain the speed needed to extract the information for the a/d converter to correlate.Unfortuneately it is not economically feasible to repair there units. I would however clean the laser just to rule out the obvious. Scrivitron

Posted on Jun 16, 2007

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