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My DVD recorder won't play my CDs

Simple problem - whenever I put an audio CD into the LG DVD recorder I recently bought, and select the audio cd option on the menu, it does not recognise the disk (returns 'no disk').

The player will play DVDs fine and the region appears to be set for Australia.

If anyone can tell me what I could do about this that would be great.


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Re: my DVD recorder won't play my CDs

Recently purchased a unit... You can imagine the joy when I found in Manual: Audio discs can only play if in .mpg or .wma formats! Yes, all the bells and whistles except the most basic of functions such as all common audio formats. Other portable $99 dvd player works with them.

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Formats for dvp-ns70h

selectable 720p/1080i output via HDMI digital interface (separate adapter available for TVs with DVI input)
selectable progressive-scan mode for smoother video with HD-compatible TVs (via the component video output)
optical and coaxial digital outputs for Dolby Digital/DTS /PCM
  • 1 set of audio/video outputs (composite, S-video, 480i/480p component video, and HDMI)
  • plays DVD-Video discs, DVD-Rs & DVD-RWs, and DVD+Rs & DVD+RWs
  • plays CDs, CD-Rs & CD-RWs, and MP3 CDs
  • plays digital picture CDs (JPEG)
  • remote control (multibrand for TVs)
  • 108MHz/12-bit video DAC
  • 192kHz/24-bit audio DAC

Oct 14, 2012 | Sony DVP-NS70H DVD Player

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Shows unkown disc when i put in a burned dvd-r but it will play a store boughten disc what disc format is compadible with yhis unit

This model DVD player can play the following disc formats:

DVD-Video (Region 1 or relevant region coded store-bought movies)

DVD-R (must be finalised on appropriate recording equipment for compatible playback)

CD-R (for jpeg/mp3 media files)

CD-RW (for audio such as mp3)

music CD (such as store-bought albums)

This player will NOT accept DVD-RW/+RW discs, or Blu-Ray.

I hope this helps you a tiny bit.

Mar 21, 2011 | Durabrand DVD-1002 DVD Player

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Which disc can be used to recrord on ?

According to the user manual, the following DVD media you can record with this unit are:


DVD+R 2.4x, 4x, or 8x ONLY; DVD+RW 2.4x and 4x ONLY.

It is NOT possible to record on CD-R or CD-RW discs.
IMPORTANT: It is NOT possible to record content that is copy-protected. This is usually true for most pre-recorded DVD discs and most pre-recorded VHS tapes.


DVD discs - DVD movie discs (DVD-ROM); DVD+R; DVD+RW; DVD-RW (must be recorded using video mode or VM); DVD-R (must be recorded using video mode or VM and must be finalized).
CDs (Audio CDs, CD-R, CD-RW) - Audio CDs contain musical or sound content only. mp3 discs are CDs (CD-R or CD-RW)
that contain mp3 files. This product also plays CDs that contain JPEG files and Multisession CDs.
Video CD (VCD) and Super Video CD (S-VCD) discs - Like DVD video discs, VCDs contain picture and sound content. The difference is the amount of information that can be stored on the disc.
VCDs typically have lower picture and sound quality than DVD discs.
Super Video CDs (S-VCDs) can be used to record up to 70 minutes of digital sound and video, with MPEG-2 standard video and MPEG-1 standard audio-but you must use DVD+R or DVD+RW discs to record on your DVD/VCR not S-VCDs.
Additionally, S-VCD disc compatibility is dependent on which MPEG coding software, disc design software, and disc writer software are used; and the discs themselves.

(The above information is extracted from the user manual for this particular model and is a guide only)

I find it very strange that the user manual does not provide any information about DVD-R recording since this is a DVD recorder. I guess you could try those types of discs in it, otherwise it will playback finalised DVD-R discs recorded/burned in another machine.

I assume you have the original manual for this unit. If not, you may be able to download it free from various sites. (retrevo may have it but they may ask you for email address prior to downloading)

I hope the above information helps a tiny bit with regard to DVD formats for this unit.

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What type of cd-rs will a Toshiba sd-v296ku play? Do they have to be recorded in a specific format?

For whatever reason I can't find that exact model number listed anywhere (as far as a spec sheet or manual) but the only type of cds it could possibly play would be either:

Music CDs
VCDs (video cds)
or SVCDS (super video cd)

Only select dvd players will play the latter two, so make sure it is listed as being able to do that (most players will have logos / icons on the front of the player depicting what it will play).

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DR 389 DVD player

Try one of these:

1) Press 'setup' on remote control
2) Move down to the 'lock' picture
3) Press '0000000'
4) Select region code as '0'


1) Power on player with no disc in tray
2) Press PAUSE
3) Key in 314159
5) For multi-region, select 0
6) Press PAUSE again
7) Power off player
8) Wait a minute turn it on.

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Aug 11, 2008 | Zenith DVP615 Portable DVD Player

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Magnavox DVD Video Player DVD609AT


The manual is available at Philips website, the number for more info in manual is out-of-date; the new number is 1-800-605-8610

This unit has a problem when playing dual-layer discs of some kinds - read the warnings on the Magnavox website - playing the wrong kind of disc will cause an error that will require svc/repalcement to fix

Playable Discs
This DVD Player will play Digital Video Discs (DVDs) and Audio CDs. In order to play a
DVD or Audio CD on this DVD Player, make sure the Disc meets the requirements for
Region Codes and Color Systems as described on this page. Also, the Discs should have
the following logos and should meet these standards.
• Compact Disc-Interactive
• Compact Disc-Recordable
• Digital Video Disc-Video
Recordable (DVD-VR)
• Super Audio CD (SACD)
• Photo CD
• Video CD
• Video Single Disc (VSD)
12 cm
12 cm
Approx. 4 hours
Approx. 8 hours
Approx. 80 minutes
Approx. 160 minutes
20 minutes
8 cm
8 cm
Disc Type Contents Playback Time
Disc Size
74 minutes
DVDs are
divided into Titles,
which are divided
into Chapters.
Titles and Chapters
are numbered.
Audio CDs are divided
into numbered Tracks, i.e.,
a track may be one song.

Unacceptable Discs
If you insert an unacceptable type of disc, “Please insert a playable disc” will appear on
the TV screen. Also, “- - - - - “ will appear on the DVD Player display panel. Insert a
DVD or Audio CD. The following Discs will not play on this DVD Player.

• Compact Disc-Interactive
• Compact Disc-Recordable
• Digital Video Disc-Video
Recordable (DVD-VR)
• Super Audio CD (SACD)
• Photo CD
• Video CD
• Video Single Disc (VSD)

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LG RH277H - won't play bought DVD'S

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Check disc

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