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Hi, I have a Yamaha CDR-D651 CD recorder. When I insert a disc into tray 2 to record it keeps showing the CHECK DISC error. I have tried various brand new discs, all audio recordable, but still no joy. The same tray will play discs I have recorded before & standard pre-recorded CD's, but it just won't do anything with a recordable disc. Is it reparable, or throw it away? Thanks Andy

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  • Andy Feb 28, 2009

    Hi ooopsy_daisy,

    I am only trying to use Maxell CD-R XL-II 80 Music discs because I have used these before with no problems.

    Thanks for the help,


  • Andy Feb 28, 2009

    Hi again,

    Ok, I'll be going out shortly to see if I can get a CD/DVD cleaner.

    I'll give that a try first & try a +R disc if that fails, then I'll let you know the outcome?

    Thanks again


  • ooopsy_daisy May 11, 2010

    HI Andy,

    Well I would try to clean the machine with a CD cleaner disk and if it still doesnt help maybe you should just try a +R disk and see what happens.

  • ooopsy_daisy May 11, 2010

    HI Andy,

    Are you trying both CD-R and +R disks? And does your yamaha record both formats?

  • Andy Feb 27, 2012

    Hi JD, Thanks for your response and your kind offer. I have however found a supplier on ebay who sells the Maxell cdr-80XLII Music Discs, I just purchased 500 so I know you can get them. These have always been fine before, I just think the problem I have is the machine, it has always been temperamental and with age is just getting more difficult! I will use the CD's that work in the Yamaha & the ones that wont work I'll have to use in the computer which accepts anything I throw at it. lol
    Let me know if you need a link to the supplier on ebay & thanks for your post.




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I have this unit as well and the disc MUST say CDR Music on them.
Normal CDrs will play,but not record.

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I have been able to find 10-15 blank cds that will accomodate your recorder. They are special disc that are not being manufactured any more that were labled for music/audio use. I had to buy around 50 cds to find the some that worked from people that had old ones on ebay but eventually landed some. I would be willing to sell a couple to get you started until we can find a supplier,. There has to be someone, some where who has them. Maybe someone overseas that has them.

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