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My Phillips CDR200/17 CD recorder/player has been rejecting many of the new blank CDs I have tried. The new blank discs are 80 minute discs, whereas the older discs I bought previously were 74 min. Could this be a factor?

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Hello,

the amount of minutes on the disc shouldn't be the factor or reason for your player to reject new blank discs.

I believe it should be the disc's compatibility. There are some empty discs that are known as "A +" and some are known as " A -", I wouldn't know precisely the one that is compatible with your player, but you will have to be the one to observe this.

Check the label of the empty disc pack, you should see "A +" or "A -" on the disc, try both of them and see if your player will accept any of the two. (You can get a disc that has the A+ and A-).

Also, have you ever recorded any Cd with your player? If yes, then use exactly the type of disc you have used in the past including the exact minute.

I wish you good luck.



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