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No Disc Message

I am new new new to camcorders. My Samsung SC-D372, I bought Maxell mini DVD-RW for camcorders (30 minute). I tried 2 from the pack so far in the camcorder.
When door closes, the access light blinks 2-4 times in one second, then...
instead of getting an on-screen question on which way to format, I get "No Disk" error. Do I have the correct media for this player?

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  • geracchr Jan 29, 2008

    Can I be "stoopider?" The model number is SC-DC173U. That was quite a sloppy "paste. Apologies! Think I'll re-post under the correct model!

  • geracchr Feb 01, 2008

    I downloaded the patch onto the Maxell DVD, hoping that once it was formatted, the camcorder would read it. No dice. Still comes up with "No Disc!" on the display. Guess I must try another brand. I'm really confused. I bought the Maxell DVD - RW 30 min 1.4GB Part no: 045089/RT. How much more exacty compatible a product could I have purchased? But really have not had time to pursue the next step in troubleshooting. Maybe this weekend. Thanks!!!

  • geracchr Feb 01, 2008

    Thanks. Looks like it's identical to the patch you recommended on your 29 Jan post.

    I formatted the Maxell 3.5" mini DVD-RW and burned the patch onto it. But the camera still treated this mini DVD-RW as "No Disc!" error. So, looks like I need to buy either another brand mini-DVD-RW - or - but another format mini- DVD - like DVD+RW or DVD-R. I'll keep you posted as to my progress.

  • geracchr Feb 04, 2008

    I now have tried 3 brands / 2 types.

    Maxell DVD-RW

    Sony DVD-RW

    Memorex DVD+RW. The camera recognizes no disc.

    I have 2 versions of driver I could upload into the camcorder but do not know how to get the driver onto the camera? I tried loading the driver from every mini DVD type listed above.

    Catch 22! "No Disc!" error.

    Can I put the driver on a mem card & get the camera to update the driver from there?



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From what i read it looks like you should be using
miniDV Tapes Model #: JVC MDV60DU5whats the model number of the maxell you have?

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