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Dvd wont work/spin

Dvd just stopped working says dvd is invalid

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  • GORDYJ Jan 28, 2009


  • mstimm Jan 28, 2009

    DVD player on this unit just stopped a few weeks ago. Insert a disc - it sounds like its spinning sometimes but after a few minutes I get the message "no valid disc." I wonder if it's possible to connect a separate DVD player rather than buying a whole new combo?

  • Anonymous Jan 29, 2009

    Need a manuel, dvd players works sometimes and doesnt other times.

  • Anonymous Jan 30, 2009

    I had the same thing happen to me only after a im stuck with a 300+ dollar tv that didn't even work...


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You can hook up an external dvd player with the rca cables, just switch input to "a/v" to watch dvd player. ours stopped working too. the motor that spins the dvd's just gives out and starts slipping, the laser cannot read the disc unless it spins fast enough.

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