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Rca dvd player drc285

I received this player new within the last 30 days. It was playing fine, but now it won't read the disc. Should I just return it or can I trouble shoot it to possibly resolve the problem. It's not the disc. Same disc that played in player will play in other dvd player

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  • Anonymous Apr 09, 2008

    My dvd was playing fine for the last 60 days, but now after a few minutes, of playing a movie, it will lock up and distorts the picture with a loud voltage sound. The only way I can get the dvd out of the player is to unplug it and plug it back in so it will reset.

  • DeJulio69 Jun 15, 2008

    Ours has quit working as well. I would like to try to troubleshoot it but have lost the owner's manual. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

  • Dan Campbell Jul 04, 2008

    My dvd was playing fine for 5 months, now after a few minutes of playing a movie,
    it will lock up and distort the picture even the wallpaper the have when not playing . Unpluging it and plug
    it back in to reset it.
    My other one is 10 months old and now it will not read the disks.
    Both went with -in the same week..

    Is there a recall? If not it looks as if there should be with what is being said here.

  • Anonymous Sep 18, 2008

    Bought mine from Meijer retail store in March 2008, and it just started locking up on DVDs. Thought it was because they were from the library and they were hacked/scratched, but even with my brand new DVDs it's locking up. And now, what sucks is that I cannot find the original box to return it. What an awful waste of money. Do not buy this ****.

  • bolson910 Mar 07, 2009

    Toshiba 3750 plays sound with no picture.....tried unplugging etc......sometimes it works....sometimes it doesn' !



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I have returned the same dvd player twice and it seems that they all have this defect after a few runs. It's a shame because they can read divx but I'm done with this cheap brand made in very light fragile plastic. I've been told that there is nothing to do with this problem, it's just a bad one.


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