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Pioneer dvr-225 My Pioneer dvr-225 Burned out and was unrepairable. I tried to Finalize my disc's on a Pioneer dvr-233 but that failed to work. Is there any way to Finalize the disc.??? Any PC software downloads capable of Finalizing the disk.?? Any way to Read an unfinalized disk. ?? Thankyou

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Re: Pioneer dvr-225

No Sir there is nothing to do now because there will be no tracking of data apart from another pioneer dvr-225. Try inserting the disc in a similar dvd player! Please vote me solved Patrick

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I have a pioneer recorder and i'm trying to turn vhs to dvd... it shows that it's burning and even looks like it on the dvd itself but it won't play anything. do i have it set up right?

You likely won't be able to simply plug the VCR into the DVD recorder and record the tape onto the DVD.DVD recorders require a digital input which was never put onto a VCR due to technology changes and availability when VCR's were made.You absolutely need some kind of software program to send it to your computer,then to a disc.The key is digital input.It simply isn't in a VCR.You cannot even record TV on a DVD recorder unless you have a cable box input or a DVD recorder with a digital tuner to change channels and record from.Unless it is something like home video,you are better off starting all over.If it is something like home video which you want to convert,there may be some certain companies which do it for $ obviously,but I haven't checked for any myself personally so I am not sure about that option.But I have found software at retail stores for perhaps up to $50 which will do that. Good luck,Greg

Feb 28, 2011 | Pioneer DVR-225 DVD Recorder

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I cannot play burned dvd's from this system in other dvd players becahse I cannot finalize the dvd. How do I finalize?

The recording may have used all the media on the disk because you let it run until it was full.
Now, there is no room to finalize the disk.

Play this back on the machine where it was recorded while recording it to another DVD recorder..
This time, BE THERE to stop the recording.
Set the recorder to a speed that leaves at least 10 minutes extra space for finalization.

Jan 31, 2011 | Pioneer DVR-RT500 DVD Recorder/VCR

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Pioneer DVR-225 Set Up Code?

I believe it is one of these three:
021, 013 or 048

Mar 07, 2010 | Pioneer DVR-225 DVD Recorder

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Can't record on dvd+rw disc what kind of disc do I need Thank You

There might be a firmware upgrade to allow this I would use DVD-R for full compatibility however DVD+R media from Philips is increasing in compatibility with most NON Philips and Sony players.

Feb 25, 2010 | Pioneer DVR-225 DVD Recorder

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Pioneer DVR-233 DVD Recorder.

will any disc at all load if not u probably have something **** inside or broke inside do u have babies or little kids my 3 year old shoved part of a crayon in our dvd player and i had to take it apart and dig it out n cleanit and it still worked

Feb 24, 2010 | Pioneer DVR-233 DVD Recorder

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Tray lock on pioneer

press and hold stop button on the front apnel on ur dvd palyer ur palyer will resetting

Jan 26, 2010 | Pioneer DVR-225-S Pure Cinema Home DVD...

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Forgot to Finalize Disk

well nero 8 contais a finalize utility you can use to finalize it.

antoer method is to retrieve the data via certin software and then bur it back off one such program is CD RECOVERY TOOL BOX (dont worry it does dvd's as well)

although its for damaged and unreadible disc it will retrieve the video from unfinalized disc as well.. I used it many taimes and it works perfectly

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PioneerDVR-225 recorder

A lot of the functionality you are wanting is tied to the remote that you have misplaced. You can go to the Pioneer support site and order a new remote, though it is like $30.

As for wiring options to record, it depends on the inputs and outputs that are available on your television.
- Ideally, connect VCR to TV input "1", connect DVR output to TV input "2", and conect TV output to DVR. This will help you avoid any copy protection issues you run into, but not all TV sets have both audio and video output.
- If you don't have TV outputs, connect VCR out to DVR in, and then DVR out to TV in. This will definitely work, but you will have to have the DVR turned on to watch a VCR tape.

Nov 24, 2007 | Pioneer DVR-225 DVD Recorder

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