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My ex77eb recorder keeps coming up u61 on the display and then tells you self check did not complete, it tells you to press ok, it then says the unit will open ang go onto stanby, it doesnt do this it switches off again an d then displays u61 again

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Do you have young kids. I have had the same problem, tried everything. Left it unplugged overnight - no difference. Tried forcing it to reset - no difference.
Unit is still under warranty but I have caught my kids putting discs in it before so I completely unplugged it the flipped it upside down a few times and could hear something rattle inside, then all of a sudden an earing fell out of the dvd drawer. Plugged back in, let it go through recovery and hey presto back to normal.
If the dvd drawer is not staying open as mine was you can force it opened by having the unit plugged in but switched off then hold down program up and the stop button on the unit simultaneously.
Hope this helps.

Posted on Jun 28, 2009

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