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online dvd rental companies & scratched discs damaging dvd players?

Stuart P

Prominent Member
the online dvd rental places (lovefilm & screenselect etc) i've used send out discs in a truly shocking state! scratches all over the playing surface.

can these scratched discs damage my player & should i worry?
 

Greg Mandel

Established Member
Stuart P said:
the online dvd rental places (lovefilm & screenselect etc) i've used send out discs in a truly shocking state! scratches all over the playing surface.

can these scratched discs damage my player & should i worry?

No they can't damage your player. There's only a laser reading the disc, not an actual physical contact like on a vinyl record with a needle.

The only problem you might have is if your player can't read badly scratched discs.
 

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