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"loading" continuously Without warning, my Panasonic DVD player/recorder started flashing "loading", but wouldn't continue.

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1.power off & unplugg 2.remove top cover 3.remove the top screws for the cover-plate of dvd reader - put it back again - make sure to tighten screws just right (not to har or loose) reconnect the plugs going into main-board from the dvd reader assembly. 5. Reassemble in reverse order. It may help - but beware, these action will be a breach of warrenty if you have one.

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When I try to load a DVD-R disk in DVD drive, I get a continuous Load message....

Hi again try another brand TDK R GOOD .cheers Hi a DVD-R IS A RECORDING disc if u have recorded on it . & u r trying to play it in another DVD with out ( FINALIZING ) it .u will get a continuous loading message hope this helps

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Recorder keeps 'self checking' then taking dvd back to begining, although only on recordable dvd's, not rented. Are recorders worth repairing or are you better just buying another?

I have had a Panasonic DMR-E85 with this exact same problem you are describing. As I bought a Freeview Dual-tuner PVR I just bought a second-hand DMR-E55 as I liked the Panasonic interface. Two months down the line it is now exhibiting the exact same problems, except now as well as the continual self-check rebooting, it's also refusing to eject the disk. Booo. Time for me to buy a new DVD recorder again, and this time certainly not Panasonic... :(

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Make sure your Sony input signal is on L1 or L3 (the inputs in back of recorder) or on L2 which is for inputs for cameras(located in front).Once you get a signal, you're where you need to be. Choose your recording mode for recording speed (pull down the flap on the remote control for this button and also the input button).
Choose from between1 hour and six hours. To archive really important stuff, stick with the first 3 speeds. TV recording can be on 3, 4 or 6 hour mode.
Push the record/pause button once. This will put the recorder into the record/pause mode and then it awaits you pushing it again to start recording immediately. Just pushing record will force the machine into a 3 to five second delay before actually recording anything so you might mess up and miss the first few seconds of your input. Suggest you use a dvr-rw or dvd+rw to practice on.

When your recording is done, just push the pause again. It stops recording but allows you to add more on to the first recording without starting a new chapter if you want. Just continue to release the pause button to continue.
If you are satisfied that you are finished, then push the pause button to stop recording. Wait for the info to be written(flashing message on screen). When it stops, you may play the dvd.
Notice- since the dvd has not been FINALIZED, you may only play it back on this unit without finalizing. It will not play on other dvd players unless you finalize it first.
To finalize, look on remote for the TOOL button. Press it once. Now push DISC INFO once. Use arrow keys and enter button on remote for the following. Scroll down to FINALIZE and press enter.
Use arrow keys to scroll to OK. push the ENTER button. Finalizing should take between 30 seconds and 2 minutes.

Warning- if titles or chapters are to typed in, it must be done BEFORE finalizing. Finalizing afterwards cannot be done.
Erasing can be done in part or all if using an RW+ or RW- disc


Nov 19, 2009 | Sony RDR-GX300 DVD Recorder

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I load up my Panasonic DVD recorder and it has built in freeview as well. Every time i load up my box it comes with up with U61 error and the machine makes a funny noise while trying to load the DVD drive...

The unit is carrying out the recovery process without a disc in the tray. The unit detected an error while recording or playing without a disc in the tray. The recovery process restores the unit to normal operation. Have the unit power cord unplug for about 5 minutes, then reconnect. If issue still exist have unit service.

Sep 21, 2009 | Panasonic DMR-EZ47V DVD Recorder/VCR

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Unit shows 'loading' continuously

This player is equipped to do a self power on test to all pain parts of the player to assertain everything is ok. The blue light will keep flasing until it completes its task and then the blue light will stop flashing and you you can start reusing it.....................sodeep

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DVD recorder continually stuck on a loop trying to read disk.

Hi again

Well done!

I am so pleased to hear that you have restored the DMR E55 and for taking the trouble to let me know. It's always satisfying to achieve something like that and I guess you'll get even more pleasure from using it now than you did before. They are good machines and well worth the effort to keep them going.

Thanks again and kind regards

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Dvd recorder will not play or record

≥The disc is scratched. Use another disc.
≥The disc is dirty.
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Panasonic dvd recorder model dmr-e55eb/ebl. played dvd,no problem - ejected dvd - green/blue colouring appeared on TV which disappeared when dvd recorder switched off. since then unable to play dvds. ...

This is a problem with either the logic or the power supply. Without seeing the machine and taking measurements inside, I can't state for sure the exact problem. These are decent machines. I would suggest that you bring it to an authorized Panasonic service center for a repair estimate. Post the results here and we'll suggest the next steps.

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Contact JVC @ 800-252-5722, the "loading" is a known bug and they will fix this defect at n/c even if it's out of warranty period.

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Continuous flashing loading

Same problem here. Nothing seems to work... Pressing any key makes no difference. Disconnected the power - nothing.

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