The unit will not play any disks , It simply rejects the disc I am told that there might be a problem with this particular model, This is the second one we have had. The first one was exchanged after 9 months
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Find the unit's spec sheets on INET.
Try cleaning with DVD cleaner disk.
Try unplugging the unit for a day.
Open box and clean the laser "eye", carefully.
Don't try recording AT&T movies, in fact don't connect it.
The VR330 has several problems similar to this, and some can be "fixed" by unplugging the unit and let it set for anywhere form 5 mins to several days. I think the control software gets messed up.
I had 3 - one wouldn't play a "video" movie, another would record RAM, and another wouldn't do DVD-R/RW. Surprisingly one day I accidentally put a DVD-RAM with recordings on it and the unit accepted the RAM. The disk had been protected on another device. On that particular unit I had neglected to set the time which was at factory 2006, so I left it there.
The laser in 5101 could be defective or maybe just dirty.Try cleaning with a commercial cleaning disc,put a drop of rubbing alcohol on cleaning brushes.When this happens sometimes it will still be a usable disc but not always.Try putting in another dvd player or recorder or your PC if it plays dvds,the readers in PC are of a better quality and will often read discs that those cheap dvd readers can't.
R+ or R- discs need to finalized after recording RW+and RW- discs do not.It is always a good policy to finalze the second your recording is finished otherwise it may not play in other players or recorders.
When you make a recording in a dvd recorder an it doensn't recognize the disc it just recorded it quite often has a defective laser.This particular model has been plagued with early laser failure.
I have just copied a video to a dvd on my samsung dvd-vr355 and finialised the disc with a title now it will not play any disc,even if it is. shop bought, just says loading then the dvd opens to reject the disc. please help
The disc must be DVD-R with an R4.7 under the logo and they MUST be 4X or 8X specific .... the cannot be 1X to 8X or 1X to 16X or note up to 16X .... the disc box must state 4X or 8X ONLY .... and yes they are hard to find for sure.....