Question about Sony RDR-VX530 DVD Recorder/VCR
i bought this recorder a few weeks ago, when i try to dub a vhs tape recorded in EP format ( ieL 6 hours) on a DVD+r (or -R) it's only copy in SP format on the dvd (ie: 2 hours max) instead of 6 hours in EP format (6 hours).
If i want to transfert my 6 hours vhs tape in EP format on my dvd ( ie: transfert the whole thing on a dvd) which setting should i change and where?? i tried to change the lenght of tape ( 180, 120 or 160) but it's doesn't change anything to it.. as soon as i insert a blank dvd inside the recorder, it's format himself o be ready to transfert the vhs tape in SP (max 2 hours) and i cannot "format" it to be able to record in EP format, wich i need....
is there somethng i am missing or i should do before ruining all my dvd spindle ?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Will not record on a DVD R
what I would do is play the vhs tape for a bit then rewind and press the dub botton only and see what happens. if nada then insert a new blank dvd and make sure its formated.
Posted on Apr 05, 2008
SOURCE: VCR DVD Recorder not dubbing
I called the manufacturer and realized I was using the wrong type of recordable DVD disc to dub to. Non copy protected VHS tapes dub just fine as long as I'm using the proper disc.
Posted on Jun 05, 2009
Yeah, its a pain in the ****. The instructions to fix are here: http://angrytechblog.com/2011/02/how-to-one-touch-dub-vhs-to-dvd-on-the-sony-rdr-vx525/
Posted on Feb 08, 2011
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