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Recordign problems when i put in the blank and setup to record the icon toc pops up when i press the record button and my level of recording is very low if there any at all

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SOURCE: problem with Sony RCD-W1 CD recorder

Are you copying a disc you have previously recorded? SCMS will prevent this.

'No disc'on the CDR deck usually means the laser is faulty.Can you hear it spin the disc? When you open the tray has the disc been rotated? The sony's laser is usually reliable. Sony US may have a fixed price repair or you can have a look yourself. I have the service manual should you need it.

Posted on Feb 20, 2008

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SOURCE: RECORDING LEVEL IS NOW INOP

Wide open as in you cannot control the gain? If so I would suggest controling it from your mixer using a second zone or record out.

Posted on Dec 09, 2008

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SOURCE: for sony rcd-w500c/w100 won't go to record mode.

Make sure you're using CD-R AUDIO or MUSIC blank discs. It won't record onto data discs.

Posted on Jul 21, 2010

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SOURCE: when i stick a blank

Use blank media with the words "audio" or "music" printed on them. It's in the manual.

Posted on Aug 09, 2010

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SOURCE: We have a RCD-W500C recorder

its old an needs 2 be cleaned an updated. www.sonyrcd-w500update

Posted on May 10, 2011

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COPT CD


I think you just answered your own question... Did you say that when i you put in a blank disc, it says blank disc? Thats correct. And whats is a B-Deck?

Oct 06, 2008 | Sony RCD-W500C 5-Disc CD Recorder

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Toc error 14


On questions like this it would help if we knew the manual was or was not consulted.

And if it was NOT, why.

C14 / TOC Error The unit did not read the TOC information. Insert other discs.

http://www.cdrfaq.org/faq02.html#S2-19

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"If you write data to a disc and leave the session open, the TOC -- which tells the CD player or CD-ROM drive where the tracks are -- is written into a separate area called the Program Memory Area, or PMA. CD recorders are the only devices that know to look at the PMA, which is why you can't see data in an open session on a standard playback device. CD players won't find any audio tracks, and CD-ROM drives won't see a data track. When the session is finalized, the TOC is written in the lead-in area, enabling other devices to recognize the disc.
(Something to try: write an audio track to a blank CD, and leave the session open. Put the disc in a CD player. Some players will deny the existence of the disc, some will spin the disc up to an incredible speed and won't even brake the spindle when you eject the disc, others will perform equally random acts. The TOC is important!)"

Mar 02, 2011 | Sony RCD-W500C 5-Disc CD Recorder

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Phillips cdr775/00 how do i record from laptop headphone socket into recorder i n=have tried my usual lead jack to two phonos it says start source when i do no signal comes into recorder analogue in


MANUAL RECORDING FROM COMPUTER HEADPHONE SOCKET.. FIRST RIGHT LEAD REQUIRED YOU NEED STEREO 3.5mm stero jack plug to lef right phono male leads... prepare for manual record place jack in computer headphone socket. check correct socket play track on computer their should be no sound. if sound present in wrong socket... if ok place phono left right into analogue aux inputs on cdr recorder.next make shure you have blank scratch free cd .next press ext(ernal) source repeatedly until the required input is selected i.e digital analogue optical etc..when auto track is on the disk will number automatically.with auto track on it their needs to be 2.7 second gap to rec number change. with the recorder stopped press rec type five times to enter in the manual record standby mode. manual start s to flash and the display shows REC EXT MAN followed by WAIT.after a few seconds press record . play the source track ie on your computer to set record level on cd recorder.. adjust audio card settings or volume control on pc etc .rotate easy jog/enter key until on the record /play level bar all the blue led are alight but not the red( clipping) display shows xx decibel eg 3bd. stop the source material (track on computer get ready to record ii.e to start track again..to start recording set you track going wilst pressing RECORD on the cd recorder, and immediatley the source material playing. the track number and recording time left appear in display . if check input message is displayed check the connections are correct etc .to stop recording press stop on cd recorder . update lights up and arrow goes out. after recording display will show UPDATE FOR SEVERAL SECONDS WRITTING TOC.. IF YOU WANT TO PLAY THIS DISC ON NORMAL CD PLAYERS YOU NEED TO FINALIZE THE TRACK . HOPE THIS HELPS..yammandan.

Aug 19, 2010 | Philips CDR775 2-Disc CD Recorder

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Problem with Finalizing Disc


When you insert the disc what does the recorder display after it examines it (Reading TOC)? - CDR, TOC, CDR-W, NO TOC?

It should know the disc is not finalized and let you either record more on it or finalize it.

If not, and you need to recover the 4 tracks try loading the disc on a DVD player. My old Pioneer will read unfinalized CDR-A's so I can digitally copy what's on them back to another CDR-A.

Apr 13, 2010 | Tascam CC-222mkIII CD Player / Recorder

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Converting Audio Cassettes to CDs


First off I assume you have the manual for you're 5700. if not a PDF copy is here
http://ec1.images-amazon.com/media/i3d/01/A/man-migrate/MANUAL000027911.pdf

Assuming you have a standalone tape deck that has phono inputs and outputs connection and recording recording should be easily achieved.
Forget the coaxial unless of course your tape deck has digital outputs.
Assuming it hasn't just connect the two output sockets from the tape dec which may be labelled REC out left and REC out right to the Line in (L) and Line (R) of the CD recorder.
The physical setup is now complete.
The increment level they refer to in the manual offers you a choice of 3 final decibel output levels in other words how loud it will be when it is finally recorded onto the disc.

the last paragraph on page 16 is relevant to the setup described above.

Page 15 of your manual is all you need to achieve tape transfer to CD.
follow the steps below and choose ANALOG the source to be played is your tape deck so once the process has begun press the play button on your tape deck and you should get a decent recording. Leave everything else at their default settings until you get a better understanding of how to tweak your recordings.
Personally I transfer audio tapes directly to my PC and Audio edit them until they are perfect but I've been doing this for years.

Good luck


here's a snippet

To record from an external source:
1. Turn power ON.
2. Place a recordable audio disc (CD-R or CD-RW) label side up
in TRAY II.
3. Close TRAY II. (When a blank disc is placed in TRAY II, the display
will show BLANK.)
4. Press INPUT until the source you want to record is selected.
DIGITAL OPTICAL:
record a source connected to the DIGITAL IN (OPTICAL) terminal.
DIGITAL COAXIAL:
record a source connected to the DIGITAL IN (COAXIAL) terminal.
ANALOG:
record a source connected to the analog LINE IN jacks.
5. Select the desired mode of track division (track number
assignment) by pressing the MANUAL/AUTO button (see the
ADVANCED RECORDING section for more information).
6. Press the RECORD button.
The unit enters record pause mode.
The PAUSE [ ] icon and REC blink on the display.
7. Press the PLAY (ENTER) [ ] button of TRAY II to start recording.
8. Play the source to be recorded.
• During digital recording, if the input signal stops for 5 seconds,
recording will stop.
• During analog recording, if the input signal stops for 20 seconds,
recording will stop.
• If the unit detects copy-prohibit signals during recording,
CAN’T COPY appears on the display and recording is stopped.
To stop recording: Press the STOP [] button
To temporarily pause recording: Press the PAUSE [ ] button.
Remember that every time recording is paused or stopped,
a new track number will be assigned.

Jan 11, 2009 | TDK DA-5700 CD Player

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Won't record


Well first of all make sure that you are using CD-R Music not CD-R Data

Dec 03, 2008 | Teac CD-RW880 CD Recorder

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Errors out on blank cd only


use disk cleaner lens cleaner cd ok and only use hi end memreox in it or better not cheap shit i own this one i love mine -12 dbu for live band -8 craniks out clean live recordings from mon out on mixer use a cleaner cd with brushes on it fiber ones clean lens for u ok run few times 20 bucks at store get one use clean cd s onlow clean it off nice blow it out nice blower ok

Jan 19, 2008 | Tascam CD-RW750 CD Recorder

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Owners manual


You'll find it here:

http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/model-documents.pl?mdl=RCDW500C

(it's a pdf so you'll need Adobe Acrobat)

There is no need to make multiple posts asking for the same help, it won't help us help you any quicker!

Jan 05, 2008 | Sony RCD-W500C 5-Disc CD Recorder

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Fisher cd-rw1000


ah..yes..mi friend, i was in that spot one time. one suggestion i have is-make sure the blank cd you are trying to record on is a "compact disc DIGITAL audio"...or try hitting the "input select" button.

Feb 08, 2007 | Fisher CD-RW1000 2-Disc CD Recorder

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