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There’s still time to get supplies delivered before Christmas – and get a discount to boot! Make sure you have enough consumables for your disc repair machine by placing your order before 1:30pm on Monday to give it the best chance of arriving before Christmas Day. Any orders received after 1:30pm on Monday are unlikely …

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Christmas, summer holidays, new game releases – how to prepare… The busy times like Christmas, which is fast approaching, can be very profitable times of year as you well know. So more than ever, it is important that you make sure your disc repair machine will we working throughout this important period. Not using the …

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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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UK pre-owned games market made more than £79m last year According to an article on MCV, more than £79m was generated from pre-owned game sales for the year ending February 16th 2014. Almost a third of UK gamers bought at least one second-hand title over the last year. This research shows there is still plenty …

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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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After a successful 7 years the manufacturer has announced it will be discontinuing the VMI 3550 Buffer. We will continue to support the machine with all consumables and parts – it is just new machines that we will no longer be able to supply. The VMI Hybrid is the machine’s successor and is proving extremely …

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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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