Scratched discs

Discussion in 'Playback Devices' started by Mark Patrick, Nov 14, 2003.

  1. Mark Patrick

    Mark Patrick Guest

    Can a scratched disc damage a DVD player? I rented Bram Stoker's Dracula from Blockbuster last night, and the disc had some rather large scratches on it. I decided to play it on my DVD player(a cheap, old Sharp) despite the scratches, though, as I'll be replacing my player very soon. Bad idea?
  2. Michael Reuben

    Michael Reuben Studio Mogul

    Feb 12, 1998
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    Broken or cracked discs could be a problem, but I don't see how scratches alone would damage the player. Did the disc play?

  3. Mark Patrick

    Mark Patrick Guest

    It played fine. Thanks for the answer.

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