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Audio CD-Recorder won't recognize CDs (PDR-509)

I have this since 2000 and it used to work great. Used to use it a lot too! Around 2003, I wasn't using it as much, and was moving. So I had it professionally cleaned before warranty was over. After that, I noticed CD would sometimes skip when playing. Didn't notice problems when recording though. But almost stopped using it completely.
Last time I used it was around 2005 and last recording was before that. Still, it worked!
Now I tried to use it and whatever I put in it (Audio CD-R or commercial music CD), the system scans it for a long time, and front panel switches between "CD", "CD-R", "Data" and "CD-RW" before finally displaying "CHECK DISK" and not doing anything!

So it won't play, won't record, won't do anything!

Nothing major happened to the unit to explain why it suddenly stopped working.
I wish I could make it work without bringing it to a repair shop because I don't have the money. If I absolutely need to, I'd like to know how much it would cost (approx. of course, a small part would cost less than the whole electronic board).

Thanks!

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You need to use an audio CDr, data or computer CDr's will not work in this machine. I don't know this specific machine, but usually you select the input, then 'rec type' eg manual,1 track or 1 disc,then press record to get into record pause,start your source,then press play on the unit to start recording. To finalize, you press finalize then either the play or rec button to start the finalize process.

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easy fella

sounds funny but ive got the exact same problem with the same machine but by the sounds of it philips aint that good for recording from a cd form from that model anyway!!
theres an old skool mix that i wana put out, but it will only play back on the recorder not on another source, ive managed to open the file up with nero show time on the pc thou and it will also play but just cant manage to convert to mp3 as the file is a wpl or something...

well annoying if you ask me

hpe thats helped a bit

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Recently purchased a unit... You can imagine the joy when I found in Manual: Audio discs can only play if in .mpg or .wma formats! Yes, all the bells and whistles except the most basic of functions such as all common audio formats. Other portable $99 dvd player works with them.

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