‘Discs Like New’ Category

New Range of UMD Cases Launched

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September
28

Discs Like New are pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new range of Replacement UMD PSP cases made by MMR. They are available in a range of colours including Clear, Blue, Red and Green and are an excellent replacement for a damaged or cracked Sony PSP UMD cases which can stop games working properly. There are a number of replacement UMD cases on the market, however we have selected the MMR case due to the superior…

Freepost Service No Longer In Use

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September
28

Just a quick follow to our previous blog post (http://www.discslikenew.com/blog/removal-of-freepost-service) to inform our customers that our Freepost service has now been withdrawn. Outstanding orders will still be processed via the Freepost address, but any new ones placed from today will not so please do not send any discs to this address. The new process offers even cheaper prices and faster turnaround t…

New Trade Offers Coming Soon

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September
22

We will be shortly announcing new trade pricing for our business / commercial customers. Pricing is still being finalised but you can expect a significant reduction in unit price, especially on orders over 1000 units. We are now a VAT registered business, so unlike many of the smaller disc repair companies if you are VAT registered you will be able to reclaim your expenses on your disc repairs. As always you’ll…

Removal of Freepost Service

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September
22

After careful consideration and lots of feedback from our loyal customers, we will shortly be removing the Royal Mail Freepost service from our website. This will considerably reduce our operating costs which will result in much lower disc repair prices for our customers, especially on multiple-disc orders. The removal of the service will mean some changes. Instead of us shipping a Freepost envelope, you will ne…

Another Glowing Review For Discs Like New!

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February
21

Our online disc repair service continues to go from strength to strength, as our latest review from Dans Galaxy demonstrates. Dan had an unplayable Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare on the Xbox 360. As with many other Xbox 360 owners Dan moved the console while the disc was spinning in the drive, resulting a circular scratch being carved all the way round the disc. After a home made disc repair attempt failed, Dan got in touch…

We Are Sponsoring HiFi Wigham 2011!

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February
21

We are delighted to announce we will be attending the Wigwam HiFi show on 6th March 2011. The show will see hundreds of hi-fi enthusiasts covening in the Scalford Hall hotel to showcase their systems as well as listen to other setups. We will be offering every visitor a free disc repair on the day to demonstrate we can do for scratched music cds especially those rare, out of print titles which may be difficult, not to menti…

New Video! How To Fix The 360 Perfect Circle Scratch

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January
21

Many Xbox 360 owners have suffered from the problem of  the ‘perfect circle scratch’ or ‘laser burn’. This results from the console being moved or knocked over while the disc is spinning in the drive, leaving a circular scratch round around the disc. The scratch is typically very deep and completely stops playback. There are alot of Youtube videos out there claiming that this can be repair… Continue reading

Advantages and Disadvantages of Disc Cleaning

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January
2

In this blog post we will be looking at the main characteristics of disc cleaners and cleaning machines, as well as some of the main advantages and disadvantages. Overview of Disc Cleaning A disc can be cleaned in several ways. The most simple way is to spray the disc with an cleaning spray and to clean the  disc with a soft, lint-free cloth. It is important to wipe in straight lines from the centre to the edge of the disc, av…

Free Disc Repair Offer For Twitter Followers!

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December
28

We are currently offering all of our Twitter followers the opportunity to get a single disc professionally repaired* by the Discs Like New team. *Please note that this here offer is strictly one per person. If you require more than one disc repairing then you can order your additional repairs here Simply follow these easy steps (30 seconds maximum!) and we’ll transform your scratched disc into one that looks a…

What Types Of Discs Can We Repair?

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November
27

We can repair almost any type or size of disc, including Blu-Ray Films and Playstation 3 games, but there are a couple of exceptions! Here is a list of the formats we can currently repair; Compact Disc (CD) The CD was originally intended to store music, but as video games became more sophisticated and graphically advanced consoles such as the Sega Saturn became to utilise the format. In addition the CD-R and CD-RW were d…