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Portable DVD player PDV0801A displays no disc Was told laser pickup unit not working. Could this have come from an impact, like being shipped USPS? Same question for broken battery clips

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Not likely. there would be more readily visible damage to it for that much damage to occur. If it was sent by the seller, then you can get a warranty replacement. If it was a friend or family member...repairs are on you.

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