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Blank disks won't record

We have had our DMR-E50 for a couple of years. We have never had any problems recording onto Sony, Maxell, or any other brand of blank DVD-R discs. Now we can't record on any but, maxell and when you finish finalizing the disk it then says it can't be read. It can be read in other players. Any ideas????

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