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Dvd wont reconize dvd +

I have a dvd recorder that wont reconize dvd r+ says invailid disc... and when it does recognize it will record but wont let me play back what was recorded .. then it will say invailid disc... am baffled

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  • Negative PR Apr 01, 2008

    Same here. I did find the particular brand of dvd's that ilo says they tested and were compatible - in the help option. I have tried 2 of the brands listed. Recording seems to go fine but when I want to rename titles it won't let me and I need to finalize before opening the door as it won't let me 'reload' the just made dvd without giving me a 'bad disc' message and nothing comes up.

  • unclebee May 07, 2008

    I have the iLo and sometimes it works, most times it shows "un disc" or "no disc". These are mpgs that I've burned on my computer. Media Player plays them fine. I don't know what's up. I've unplugged/replugged, cleaned the disk, rotated the disk, but nothing....

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HI All,
Thanks for the input. I'll try to work on the disk issue first. If that doesn't work, I'm just gonna bite the bullet, spend the money, and get a better unit. I've gone about two years with this one, and every time is an adventure. So, iLO, I guess you may be losing a customer....

Posted on May 21, 2008

Sounds like you have a ZU model. The other Ilo models let you remove disc without making you finalize. Alot of the discs on the lists don't work.So far most of my rw's do work. The ZU is so different from the MU1 and MU2. The ZU is strange when loading a RW it wants to format it unless it is already finalized. My MU lets me just add to it. Maybe if you can find the firmware somewhere?

Posted on May 20, 2008

Have you tried the rewriteables, they don't require to be finalized at all. ILO's are real picky, I returned two to Walmart before discovering to use ONLY SONY + or the rewriteables(brand doesn't seem to matter on the rewritables, don't know why.

Posted on Apr 21, 2008

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