CD-R or CD-RW in an RCA 5500Pgreenspun.com : LUSENET : Video CD : One Thread
I have the RCA 5500P player, and although it'll play a regular VCD just fine, I am having NO luck getting it to read a CD-R. I've tried Sony, PNY Black CD-R, and Maxell (both the gold and the CD-R Music 74). Nothing is getting recognized.
Now I've read that CD-RW's might be an option, but I've blown over 40 bucks this weekend on CD-R (the PNY only comes in 50 bundles here) disks, and I don't wanna start over on CD-RW's until next paycheck. So basically, has ANYONE gotten a CD-R or RW to work with this particular player? Even NERO (my burner) lists it as non working. And VCDHELPER.COM doesn't even list it.
ANY help would be appreciated. I want to make sure my player will read the disks before I go out and get a capture card and start making VCD's.
Thanks ahead of time
-- Frank Gregory (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 20, 2001
There is NO way you can make your RCA recognize ANY CD-R/RW with ANY level of reliability. Instead of trying to still go on and find which discs it will play, sell that player on e-bay, give it out as a gift, donate it to the Salvation Army, or crack it with an axe and get a Philips 711 or Pioneer 525 or 333 instead. You read the entries in this forum under playing CD-R/RW for more :D :D
-- Mehmet Tekdemir (email@example.com), January 21, 2001.