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DVD Player won't work

I own a Motorola DCP-501, and it won't read DVD's any more. It reads CD's just fine. How can I fix this? On a different note, do you know if I can use the DCP-501 as a digital converter box for our rabbit ears?

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DVD's: does it display any kind of error? All DVD's?

To your second question.

The manual explains cable and TV hookup for CABLE but there is no mention of off-air TV tuning.

If you don't have the manual go to:
http://www.retrevo.com/support/Motorola-DCP501-Receivers-manual/id/393bh936/t/2/ and register to get it. It's free.

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