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The vast majority of console game sales still comes from physical, MCV magazine reveals. Last week’s article shows that around 80% of game sales are coming from the boxed market. The data used isn’t an exact science but it still provides an insight into the scale of the move between digital and physical. For a while we’ve been hearing …

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There’s a new development in the world of disc repair – the VMI Quicksand. This device pre-sands heavy scratches in a matter of seconds and for pennies, leaving just a quick spin in any disc repair machine to complete the repair. The Quicksand means it’s no longer necessary to turn away really badly damaged discs …

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The problem… Our disc repair machines are impressive pieces of kit but they are not miracle workers! The technology can only remove a thin layer of polycarbonate from a disc during each cycle. Whilst this is fine for the majority of discs, deep scratches require many layers to be removed to get to the bottom of …

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Now Launched The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have finally launched and with them starts the next generation of computer consoles. Both systems use Blu-ray discs which, despite featuring a protective layer of polycarbonate, are still prone to scratch damage. The good news is that this damage is repairable in most* machines in the TDR …

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What is the dreaded Xbox 360 ‘Laser-burn’? (And how to repair it) “Xbox laser burn” is a commonly-used term to describe damage that has been found on discs when using the Microsoft Xbox 360 console. It involves the formation of a perfect ring around the entire playing surface of the DVD disc, rendering it unplayable. …

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Search the web and you will find all sorts of crazy suggestions for repairing discs, including, yes… using a banana. There’s even some jokers trying to suggest using a microwave! But these manual methods are fundamentally flawed because nothing can beat the accuracy of a machine when it comes to repairing discs. Not all disc …

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In an ideal world, we would be able to repair a disc to such a degree that the finish is identical to when it the disc came off the assembly line. But this just isn’t possible because of the softness of the material. It also isn’t necessary in most cases for the finish to be …

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Disc repair is quite a niche market, but there is still a large selection of machines available, plus there are new ones coming out all the time. So which is the best one? The answer is… …There is no ‘best machine’, simply the most suitable machine for you. Each machine in our range has specific …

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