Mini-Disk Loading The Wrong Way

Garrett

Moderator
I was wondering has anybody put a minidisk in a player that has a tray-loader the wrong way round. I had one go down on me within 3 months of getting mine and the tray would not open(I do not think I did it) and the suppliers just swapped it for a new one, I almost have nightmares about putting on in the wrong way incase this was the cause.

I have had one now over 3 years without doing it, but as I said I was just wondering.
 
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KJ_Palmer

Guest
Sorry, never heard of anyone doing that. Of course, with a slot loader, like the MDS-JB980, you can't put the disk in the wrong way anyway :cool: .
 

Nobber22

Novice Member
Actually I have just got a new in-car minidisk player and am terrified that I will put a disk in the wrong way, esp. now as it is dark when going to work or home again. I have about a dozen diff. brands of disks and some you really have to stare at to figure out where the front is :(
 
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KJ_Palmer

Guest
If you use the spine labels (the really narrow ones), you'll always know that it's the other end that goes in the loader. You can tell even in the (semi-) dark. Oh, and the round metal spindle goes downwards.
 

Mr Cheese

Novice Member
I HAVE put a minidisc the wrong way round in my in-car player. It didn't get too upset - It just didn't load. Pressing the eject button it popped straight out. I'm sure the manufacturers must take this into considerastion.

One nightmare I did have, however was when the metal cover that slides back, got bent on one of my discs. I put that into the player - when I ejected it the metal slider got caught and stayed in the machine! I did get it out after much panic...however since then I make sure there is no damage to any of the discs I use.

Cliff
 

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