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I can not get my CD recorder to record

When I press record on my pioneer CD recorder, it comes up on the display "pro-disc". The red record light will not come on, and I can not get it record, just play CD's. It does recognize that the blank CD is blank, and will display "new disc" then when I press record, it just displays "pro-disc". Does anyone know how to correct this?

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Re: I can not get my CD recorder to record

You should use consumer cd's that are rather expensive. You probably tried to record a recordable cd-rom (a cheap computer disc). It's not possible to burn a pro-disc (computer disc) by using your Pioneer, and that's why you got that message on the screen. Refer to the user manual of your cd recorder and learn what sort of blank cd you should use.

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Right.. here's what I did. It would appear that you have some kinda mechanism jam (even if there's no disc in it), so... please excuse my non-techie terminology throughout.
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