Question about Hitachi 168589 DVD Player/VCR

1 Answer

ERROR MESSAGE: "Please eject the disc. Playback features may not be available on this disc", but I have played these dvd's before and they were fine. The dvd player won't play dvd's any more. I get a disc symbol with flashing brackets, then disc loading sounds and after a while the error message show up. It will still play cd's. Can you help?

Posted by on

  • Anonymous Oct 18, 2008


    Please eject the disc. Playback features may not be available on this disc", but I have played these
    DVDS before and they were fine. The DVD player won't play DVD’s any more. I get a disc symbol with flashing

    brackets
    , then disc loading sounds and after a while the error message show up.

  • Anonymous Jan 24, 2009

    We are having exactly the same problem.  We have had no problems in the past, but all of a sudden we are getting the Error Message: this disc may not have playback features, or something like that.  Does anyone know how to fix this?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

  • Expert
  • 85 Answers

If these disks have not been finialized then they will not play on the dvd player. Turn your computer on and see if they will play. If they will then you will need to the dvd palyer finialize them. I hope this helps you. If not get back to me and then we can try a different way.

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

5 Suggested Answers

  • 239 Answers

SOURCE: DVD will not play disc

You need to find a good dvd cleaner and clean that real well run it a couple of times that should fix your problems. If not you may have to bring it in and get the optics cleaned by a professional. But I am confident if you get a good cleaning disk it should fix it, Happy Holidays

Posted on Dec 14, 2007

  • 247 Answers

SOURCE: disc error "playback feature may not be available on this disc"

the message you are getting is the machines waay of telling you that it can not read that disc. which means you will have to burn your discs in a different format. or your are using a type of disc it does not recognize.

tom

Posted on Dec 26, 2008

SOURCE: disc error "playback feature may not be available on this disc"

Hello arnita2211,

This error message is due to an improper format, that your dvd player can't handle. To correct this you need to use a program such as nero and in nero is a program called nero vision, that will recode the movie file into a dvd playable format.

You can download a trial of nero here
http://www.nero.com/enu/downloads-nero9-trial.php
You will have to purchase a license when the trial ends. Sorry we cannot give you a serial key for this as it is Illegal.

Thank you for trying Fixya!

Posted on Apr 08, 2009

  • 1810 Answers

SOURCE: when I insert disc screen comes up saying Disc Error, Eject disc

dirty dirty dirty
clean the dvd player

Posted on Jul 29, 2009

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Disc Error: My question is a result of a recent problem that I have been having with your product and recorded DVDs. On certain movies, I have been able to play them with absolutely no difficulty. However...


some older dvd players dont play dvdrs very well, but most wont play dvd in pal format only ntsc some movies are recorded in pal, you can change format if you are using nero on the last stage wher you click burn choose ntsc

Apr 13, 2010 | Emerson EWD2204 DVD Player/VCR

1 Answer

Unplayable disc? 4 correct discs tried.


try unplugging the unit for a short while....10min +
plug it back in.... it just might work... fingers xed

Dec 05, 2009 | Televison & Video

2 Answers

Disc error "playback feature may not be available on this disc"


the message you are getting is the machines waay of telling you that it can not read that disc. which means you will have to burn your discs in a different format. or your are using a type of disc it does not recognize.

tom

Dec 26, 2008 | Televison & Video

2 Answers

Disk error message


In the manual there is a list of discs the unit wil play. On the last pages there is a quick reference. There are also region codes that need to be set. Maybe a power outage reset your settings. Also it would be good to know if this unit played disc previously, plays other disks? Or the discs play on other players. It could just be a dirt problem as well.

Manual is available here;
http://www.funai-corp.com/6pdf/om/MWR20V6.pdf

Sep 29, 2008 | Philips Magnavox MWR20V6 DVD Recorder/VCR

1 Answer

Disc Error - Playback Feature not Available on this Disc


I think I figured it out...at least mine is working now anyways and it hasn't worked in 2 years! I got the remote out, pushed setup in dvd mode and initialize and now it works

Sep 15, 2008 | Emerson EWD2004

1 Answer

SRD4900 Sylvania DVD/VCR Combo


Well first of all, why the hell would you press play when there was nothing in it???

Feb 01, 2008 | Durabrand DUR7 Portable DVD Player

1 Answer

DVD player problem


You may have had a brief power outage you did not know about. Then the DVD player needs to be unplugged from the wall and started up again or your lens may need to be cleaned Because your dvd player is only made to play region 1 discs and vcd's are region 2. You need to buy a dvd player which will play all region discs or is rated region 0 which is the same. www.dvdenergy.com/index.htm

Aug 06, 2007 | Sylvania SRCD227 27 in. TV/DVD Combo

Not finding what you are looking for?
Hitachi 168589 DVD Player/VCR Logo

305 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Hitachi Televison & Video Experts

Jaime Hernandez

Level 3 Expert

2296 Answers

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

72620 Answers

matt martin
matt martin

Level 3 Expert

1207 Answers

Are you a Hitachi Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...