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There are two LEDs in a DVD player. One is the right "color" for CDs and the other is for DVDs. Clearly, one of these LEDs has burned out. This is one for factory repair, if under warranty, or may be reparable by a local repair service.

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how long have you been using this player? The problem should be from the lens (laser).

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Get a lens cleaner and use it to clean the lens, but if the lens still does the same thing even after using the lens cleaner, then it means you would have to change the whole lens completely to a brand new one.

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The lens is weak and that's why it cannot read/load DVD's. The weak lens is also what's making it says "disc error" or "Unknown disc". It can still play Cd's because, Cd's does not contain large files, unlike DVD's.

Get a lens cleaner and use it to clean the lens, but if the lens still does the same thing even after using the lens cleaner, then it means you would have to change the whole lens completely to a brand new one.

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No Disk issues on device players like DVDs are caused by the following problems

Dirty Play Heads (Optical lens)
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Also low electrical current is a major problem too

Your issue could reside amongst any of these problems

Check your DVD compactible play formats if its compactible with the CD you want to play.

If its compactible, then I suggest you get a CD Cleaner to clean to clean to Lens.

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Lg da3520 home cinema system refuses to play DVD discs. It has no problem playing CDs but DVDs it either says "Check Disc" or "Disc Error" or continues to attempt to load the disc but...


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