Question about Panasonic DMR-ES40V DVD-Video Recorder
Progressive indicator is on. Hadn't noticed it before. Video ouput on VHS is fuzzy rolling lines...DVD reports Err and disc indicator flashes
Dirty heads or the recording was from a different brand VCR and the Panasonic cant get the right tracking. Try manual tracking just a little in either direction to you get the right one.
Posted on Jul 28, 2008
I had the same trouble, also wouldn't play back discs that I recorded using it. The commonly listed reset of channel up and down at the same time was not meant for this model.
Below is the official solution that was sent to me by panasonic.
After using this method to reset my player it worked great. it was just like taking it out of the box for the first time.
Dear Valued Customer,
Thank you for your inquiry, reguarding model DMR-ES40V.
Try this reset to fix the issue.
1. Unit power must be on.
2. Press [STOP] & [VHS > DVD] ON THE UNIT for over 5 seconds.
Thank you for contacting Panasonic.
Panasonic Consumer Support
Posted on Dec 18, 2008
If you combo get activated the progresive scan function you never see the videio only sound you need to deactivate
Posted on Feb 14, 2009
1. On your remote, find the record mode button; it is near the bottom on the left side. This button sets
the recording speed for the DVR. Faster recording speeds provide higher quality recordings.
2. Look at the display on the front of the machine: it should say XP ( records 1 hour on the disc,)
SP ( 2 hours, ) LP ( 4 hours, ) or EP ( 6 hours. ) You can also set it to record 8 hours on a disc,
but the quality of the recording will be poor.
3 Press the record mode button until the screen displays the recording speed that you want.
4 Note: if the powers fails or the Machine is unplugged, the machine will automatically reset itself to
Posted on Apr 30, 2009
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