Question about Sony RDR-VX500 DVD Recorder/VCR
After year of good service my Sony RDR-VX500 has ceased recording even though the red recording light is on. Using Sony DVD-R media. There is no data being transferred to the media. Player works without a problem. Also found unable to transfer VHS to DVD with same symptom. Final question...is there any encryption issue when downloading a movie from cable TV? Have d/l a number over the years, but thought maybe this could be the problem with these recent unsuccessful attempts? Any idea what might be going on? Thanks for any ideas.
I have two rdr vx500's neither one will record on dvd-r (even sony brand!) yet they used to work on -r's Now they will still work on - or + rw and +r. I suggest you do what I am going to do. NEVER BUY SONY PRODUCTS AGAIN
Posted on Apr 23, 2008
Make sure the DVD-R is 8x or SLOWER. They are difficult to find these days. The unit will not not give any specific warning when a faster disc is used, it just doesn't work. The burner is simply an IDE drive, so it is upgradeable, should you wish to risk that route.
Posted on Jun 16, 2007
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Feb 25, 2011 | Sony RDR-VX500 DVD Recorder/VCR
Jan 29, 2010 | Sony RDR-HX510S DVD Recorder/HDD Recorder
Oct 04, 2009 | Sony RDR-VX500 DVD Recorder/VCR
Jul 01, 2009 | Televison & Video
Jun 22, 2009 | Sony RDR-VX500 DVD Recorder/VCR
Apr 05, 2009 | Sony RDR-VX500 DVD Recorder/VCR
Feb 14, 2009 | Sony RDR-VX500 DVD Recorder/VCR
Apr 23, 2008 | Sony RDR-VX500 DVD Recorder/VCR
263 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!