20 Most Recent Panasonic DMRE85HEBSM DVD Recorder Questions & Answers

Try resetting the e85 back to factory defaults. You need to simultaneously hold down: Fast Reverse, Time Slip, and Open/Close buttons for about 10 seconds. Be sure to go back into setup to set up the box the way you need it again.

Panasonic... | Answered on Jan 27, 2009

Are you trying to play DVD+R's? I have the same trouble. It only like DVD-R's and it is picky about which companies DVD's they are also. Don't use generic ones, I guarantee the failure rate will make the money you saved buying them go away quickly.

Panasonic... | Answered on Sep 20, 2008


This forum has a couple of solutions for resolving this error message. I personally have only had the u99 error with my E85H unit and resolved it with a firmware upgrade. It has worked great for the last 3 years.

Panasonic... | Answered on Sep 20, 2008

I have different version of Panasonic but all the siblings in this family have the same problem. (see forums in Europe and US)

More Timeconsuming troubleshoot:
One of the files being burned to the disc has a skip in it.
See about when/where it cancels the burn. That'll clue you about where it is on the file. Look for a section that shudders/ skips or otherwise displays only 1 frame for a time and doesn't forward. You'll need to go through the entire file on a slowfastforward (not superfast) to see where it begins to skip. Remove that section (set A-B) points and delete that section.

Try again. I found that it will record even with skipped frames to DVD-RW but will not burn to -R even if I took the RW burn and copied it back to the HD because the skipping portion is still part of the file.This happened whenever I edited very closely and was fine-tuning out any commercials. It happens also if you are watching another file while recording. When fast forwarding through a commercial on the file you watch, it taxes the portion that is recording a file at the same time.
If you're not sure and the other files have no dropped frames, then just sacrafice this one. You can burn 1 file at a time to narrow down which one it is.

Prevention: best to let it record and not watch another file at the same time. Let it focus on 1 thing at a time. I know part of the features say you can do both. They never mention that it doesn't do it well. See if you can juggle, ride a unicycle and carry on a conversation simultaneously. You could and there are exceptions who can do this professionally. DVDRs are not one of them.

Easy Troubleshoot: When it does this, reformat.
If you have anything on it, sorry, reformatting will erase everything. Do soon because these are warning signs. I had to reformat every 3 months or so. The last year it lived, it was 1xmonth. Then start over. As soon as you have something to test. Do it before letting the drive pile up more stuff. Then if it works again, great. Otherwise, you may have to reformat a few more times. If it's under warranty, get a work order and have them check it.

I loved mine but they don't market HD recorders like this anymore. After yours dies, consider a HomeTheatre PC but get one that can record HD ATSC signals. PCs can do it now but there is no living room recorders that can record HD yet. You have until 2009 to consider this for a future option. If all your stuff comes in on cable anyway, then no worries. Nothing will change for your situation. When mine died, the contract let them refund my purchase price but there was nothing to buy so I started looking at building one instead since the store also sells computer components. Good Luck.

Panasonic... | Answered on Dec 12, 2007

In set up, cc on mute set to no overrides mute selection on your remote control so cc stays on.

Panasonic... | Answered 2 days ago

Hi Mohammad Hooshmand, indicates model of the Panasonic DVD you are commenting on, in order to find the best possible solution
I wait your answer
Greetings Franco Dosil

Hola Mohammad hooshmand, indica modelo del DVD Panasonic del que estas comentando, para poder encontrar la mejor soluci?n posible
Espero tu respuesta
Saludos Franco Dosil

Panasonic... | Answered on Sep 15, 2019

Plasma TVs do run hotter than LED TVs. I suggest placing your TV into power saving mode which should reduce the heat.

Panasonic... | Answered on Sep 15, 2019

Check and replace damaged component/s at its horizontal scan output section circuit. Check the LOT (Line Output Transformer) too for damage. Replace the horizontal scan output transistor. Check the input voltage to LOT. If the voltage is absent check the feeder resistor; if any. If you wish to get some details; check the site linked here. Surf the site with patience. Pull up older posts.
Type in this key phrase " my service table today " in the search box at the top right of the display window of the home page, to get gathered some pages which has the details of practical experiences to the author of that site.

Panasonic... | Answered on Sep 15, 2019

Do you mean Directv app? You'll need an Amazon Firestick or equivalent and stream the app from a laptop or desktop computer. You'll need to be a subscriber to use the app.

Panasonic... | Answered on Sep 02, 2019

Set-up (Programming) procedure is too much to type in here, and is not practical and it will differ brand-to-brand remote controls. If you wish to get more; check the sites linked here. The site has set-up code list & set-up procedure to many popular brand remote controls. The site has general set-up codes to check with TVs and other devices are given, in the order of the 'device's brand name list' in alphabetical order. Set-up code list to many brand remote controls also is given. Pull up older posts. Search the sites by type in the brand name to your device in its search box at the top right part of the display window. It will help you to find the document easily.
Programming Notes
• If your device does not respond to the remote after trying all codes listed or your brand is not listed in the code list, use the Auto Code Search method to program your remote.
• Sometimes the first code that "works" with your device may operate only a few functions of your device. There may be another code in the code list that performs more functions. Try other codes from the code list for more functionality.
This is a trial and error procedure; and quiet time consuming. You might have to check different codes said for your device.
Search the site by type in the "brand name" to your device; [Exclude the model number], in the "Search box at the top right of the display window of the Homepage" to get gathered related posts. See the site by a desktop. Mobile view has no search box. If you are viewing it by your mobile, see it in webview]/

Panasonic... | Answered on Aug 26, 2019

Hi Donald, I have passed the link to download the user manual
Regards Franco Dosil

Hola Donald, teb paso el link para que descargues el manual de usuario
Saludos Franco Dosil
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Panasonic... | Answered on Aug 22, 2019

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