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DVD shows ''UNKNOWN DISC'' and came out

When I insert DVD disc this recorder try to read disc but few second later disc will come out. try ''setup'' but half of fuction not working. I used this machine only 3 times (warranty is over 6 month ago)
Please help me. Thank you (in advance)

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  • isejin Oct 17, 2009

    I try Verbatim and even import Mitsubishi from Japan.
    It is still have same problem.

    Thank you 2 gents for help!

    But nachine is still,,,,,

  • isejin Oct 19, 2009

    model is LG LRH-880
    any blank DVD insert still came out with "unknown disc" sign showed.
    try with VERBATIM (its mitsubishi brand), still did not reading and came out but on display ther is
    no sign of "unknown disc"
    any help? PLEASE HELP~~~!

  • isejin Oct 21, 2009

    Hi!
    I get LG GSA-H50N today and try to replace it.
    But back and bottom of new unit is different from origainal one. I have to stop there,,,
    I have no clue!
    Please HELP!

    PS, I try to contact LG Canada they are real rude!!!

    I like to buy some Parts, please transfer to parts dept.
    "go to www.lg.ca"
    I like to buy some prats!
    "just send machine to company. I am only switch board operator"!!!
    Could you switch to any tech guy?
    "they are all busy!!!"
    That's what LG Canada treat customer!!!

    I never buy LG in Canada!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • isejin Oct 21, 2009

    Hi!
    I get LG GSA-H50N today and try to replace it.
    But back and bottom of new unit is different from origainal one. I have to stop there,,,
    I have no clue!
    Please HELP!

    PS, I try to contact LG Canada they are real rude!!!

    I like to buy some Parts, please transfer to parts dept.
    "go to www.lg.ca"
    I like to buy some prats!
    "just send machine to company. I am only switch board operator"!!!
    Could you switch to any tech guy?
    "they are all busy!!!"
    That's what LG Canada treat customer!!!

    I never buy LG in Canada!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • isejin Oct 23, 2009

    I try send some photo to "kw7157@yahoo.com.uk" but keep came back.

  • isejin Oct 27, 2009

    kw7157@yahoo.co.uk I try to send pictures for this e-mail, But somehow keep return it. Would you please
    good e-mail address?

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Hi, does it happen to all DVD's  or only some ?  if it  plays others ie cd's  then your player can't play all formats or does not play fake cd's .
Get a technician  to check its mechanism (disk compartment ) even swap lens sometimes the lens has weaken .

good luck dude .

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This is due to you trying to use the wrong type of DVD. refer to the manual for your system to see what ypes of disc it will accept. There are also many cheap DVD disks on the market that will not operate in vertain DVD systems. These are mainly cheap disks that have been made to a low quality standard. Also there are many systems that do not like certain manufacturers disks, typically Ricoh and others.

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    Karl Wright Oct 18, 2009

    What is the mfr and model of the DVD Player? I can go through the service manual and mfr info to see if there are any specifics that will cause this problem in your machine.

  • Karl Wright
    Karl Wright Oct 19, 2009

    I think that given the problems with reading the different media that you have tried shows that the drive itself is the problem and needs replacing. This has occurred on several of the LG LRH recorders but there is a solution.



    The only drive that seems to work and is recommended as a replacement drive is an LG GSA-H50N (that comes with a beige or black front) but no other 'N' type LG drives seem to work. These are high quality drives abnd are freely available from many online sources at around US $35, £25, E25

  • Karl Wright
    Karl Wright Oct 19, 2009

    I think that given the problems with reading the different media that you have tried shows that the drive itself is the problem and needs replacing. This has occurred on several of the LG LRH recorders but there is a solution.



    The only drive that seems to work and is recommended as a replacement drive is an LG GSA-H50N (that comes with a beige or black front) but no other 'N' type LG drives seem to work. These are high quality drives and are freely available from many online sources at around US $35, £25, E25. These can be swapped out really easily by unplugging the existing connectors and removing the mounting screws and simply placing the new drive in place of the old one, screwing back the mounting screws, reconnecting the connectors and powering back on the unit.

  • Karl Wright
    Karl Wright Oct 21, 2009

    If you would like to pursue this via email so you can send some pictures I can assist.

    kw7157@yahoo.co.uk

  • Karl Wright
    Karl Wright Oct 27, 2009



    The email address is kw7157@yahoo.co.uk



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