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DMR-EX78EB - The dvd disc player does not recognize a disc

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DMR-EX78EB - The dvd disc player does not recognize a disc when placed in the player draw. This fault started when I tried to record a disc from the hard drive. the disc would not record and since then the player will not play pre recorded discs. I used a head cleaner but still no change

I note that when pressing the function menu that "disc" does not appear on the drop down list

Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Recorders and Players
Expert:  Wes replied 3 years ago.
Wes :

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If you've done the appropriate cleaning, tried other discs (older and newer discs), I'm afraid this sounds lime a faulty laser unit, which is not an uncommon occurrence on this model, so doing a reset is not likely to fix the problem. It will have to be serviced.