Question about RCA DRC8300N DVD Recorder/VCR
The laser sensor no longer detects any signal so the unit thinks that no disk is inserted. This can have just 2 causes:
1. if you're lucky it's just the lens that is covered in dust, that blocks the return signal. You will need to open the unit, access the mechanism, blow away all the dust with a can of compressed air and finally gently wipe the surface of the lens with a q-tip. You can use a cleaning disk but it won't work as well. If this doesn't work then
2. the laser emitting diode has failed. This is unfixable, the entire mechanism would have to be replaced and that would cost more than a new unit. Sorry, time for a new recorder.
Posted on Jan 03, 2011
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Read/Write Speed CD-R Write:
4X, 8X, 12X, 16X CLV
24X ~ 40X P-CAV
52X CAV (turbo mode) max.
4X, 8X, 10X, 12X CLV
16X ~ 24X CAV max.
Random Access Time
Sustained Transfer Rate (CD-R/RW Discs)
600 kB/s (4X CD-R/RW read/write)
1,200 kB/s (8X CD-R/RW read/write)
1,800 kB/s (12X CD-R/RW read/write)
7,800 kB/s (52X CD-R/RW read/write)
Media and Modes Supported
CD-ROM (Mode 1 & Mode 2),
CD-ROM XA (form 1 & form 2),
Burst Transfer Rate
PIO Mode 4: 16.7 MB/s,
Ultra DMA Mode 2: 33.3 MB/s.
no you will need dvd rw to burn dvd's
hope it helps
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