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Reads all as BAD DISC

We recently acquired 2 of these systems (RCA RTD-258) and both have the same problem. Neither will read any discs. They spin and say loading, but then come up and say BAD DISC, no matter what we put in them.

Any suggestions. We have already cleaned the lenses on both systems.

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  • zincboy Apr 23, 2008

    I have the same problem - all discs read as BAD DISC.

    I have also attempted to clean the lenses, as suggested by on-line support FAQ.

  • moose207 Sep 06, 2008

    My RTD 258 also will not read discs. Thr disc drive also makes an unusual low grinding noise before the " bad disc" error message appears

    Tried using an air can to clean it but do results.

  • richardwm222 Sep 27, 2008

    same problem as others, bad dics appears. last rca product I'll ever puchase!!

  • Anonymous Sep 29, 2008

    I Have the same issue and some how all DVDs I have tried read BAD DISC



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My friend do you try to adjust the 2 potentiometer behind the dvd lens.?
there is 2 potentiometer and they can maybe be the problem.
but you have to be very delicated. and move only by milimeters. becouse if you move a lot maybe the unit no read more.
if you need help and you fell ready to do that ask to me.

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I have the same problem, but all the data DVD's recorded with mi PC works ok! (p.e. MP3 DVD disks). The lens are not the problem, i think.

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