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Hi,I have the dvr c300 model and about 4 months ago it refuses to read dvds/cds etc. It won't even recognize a cleaning disc in case it's just dust on the lens. I tried this morning to spray air in there but the carousel is in the way. I really want to fix this a.s.a.p. so can you help me out? At Wit's End.

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I have the same exact problem with my DVR-C300, just happened two days ago. Ironically enough, I bought this system about five years ago as a floor model, and it didn't come with a remote; I just ordered up a remote, and the day the remote came in the mail, the system stopped working.
I've taken off the top cover by removing the seven T-10 screws, and cleaned off the laser lense with a cotton ball, still no luck.

I read elsewhere that if the spindle motor (proper name?) is not spinning the discs fast enough, it will not read, and you may need to replace the motor (looks fairly simple). However, the problem is, I never bothered to pop the top and see how fast it spun the discs before this problem, so I have nothing to compare the current speed to.

Depending on which part or parts it may be, it may be more cost effective to purchase a new one (I've found some that are still in the factory seals for around $130).

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