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Trays locked cant open trays it says trays locked. i was told from the dealer it has gone into dealer mode but cant find out of philips webby because they took it off he said u have to press keys on recorder in certain order to unlock, a phoned philips but cant get anyone who knows anything about them keep sending me in circles.They stopped making these philips. Can anyone help on here ?

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Re: Trays locked

Hi, I had the same problem and i found out that if you hold down the fast forward and the rewind buttons with the power on and off button it will reset. It took me a couple of goes but after a while it worked. When you do it keep all of the buttons held down and a series of numbers flash for about a minute then it will reset. Good luck, Jeff.

Posted on Jan 14, 2007

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