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LG RH177 DVD recorder



I have a problem with loading DVD discs. A lot of discs which could be played now are not loaded, it keep showing unknown discs and reject the disc. Anyone knows what the problem is?

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  • madds101 Nov 12, 2007

    keeps saying unknown disc please check. Disc works ok on pc.

    One disc works ok looks like copy bought from market quite old

  • Anonymous Dec 03, 2007

    Won't play DVDs of any kind anymore (even when they play OK on other machines), but is fine with CDs. Tried unplugging from mains etc, nothing works.

  • Anonymous Jan 07, 2008

    same for me, piece of shit!

  • tonyhgv Feb 03, 2008

    same problem" disc unknown" with discs dvd-r that were previously recorded on this model (i have 2 lg rh177 both doing with same prob) With dvd-rw after recording on lg rh177 i finalized ..... to play in diff dvd player but it would not play just kept showing "bad disc" but when i put it back in lg rh177 it would not play "unknown disc" again so i had to unfinalize to get it to play the original movie in the rh177..i also have a sony gx3 thats 6 years old and it works great so why all this prob with lg..It seems that as long as you dont finalize it will play recorded discs but only in the same machine..or model...

  • adeydec Mar 03, 2008

    Unknown disc on any DVD, played OK yesterday & Saturday. But now nothing, this seems to be a common fault.

    LG must know about this

  • herbains Mar 08, 2008

    Same problem as others. Won't read/recognise discs.

  • Anonymous Apr 16, 2008

    after using the player for 2-3 months it fail to load and read DVDs it wrote and previously working well



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Same problem here - now randomly refuses to pay play discs - regular DVD, xvid, avi etc...
New DVD mechanism here:
..but £92!
Anyone tried hooking up a PC DVD drive? Looks regular IDE interface to me..

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Same here but cant find a place to buy a new dvd drive any one help me

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