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Broken DVD player

DVD player will no longer read discs. It will load but DVD won't move around in circles. Within a second it says that there is no disc and won't do anything else. Is the lens supposed to be lit up? Because mine isn't.

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Re: Broken DVD player

The motor that spins the disc is cooked, toast, dead, same as mine. Despite the fact that this device is a cheap piece of junk, I got nearly a year out of mine before the same thing occured. Sadly it's not worth trying to fix it. Next time we should spend a bit more than $20 on its replacement (a 'decent' Phillips dvd player sells for $40-50).

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Get a Sony Playstation 3 and quit fooling around with DVD's. Viva Blu-Ray!! :)

Posted on Mar 25, 2008

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