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Panasonic dvd/vcr combo wont play dvds, only vhs

My panasonic dual dvd/vcr player was working fine and then I watched a vhs and ever since it wont play dvds. It starts reading them and then just switched back to vcr mode.

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SOURCE: Panasonic DMR-ES30VS DVD Recorder / VCR Combo Troubleshooting

it will automatically shut down if there is a heat issue.

Posted on Jan 01, 2007

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SOURCE: PANASONIC DVD-REC/VCR COMBO with Integrated Digital Tuner & HDMI-DMR-EZ47V playback

When you say downloaded movies are they avi's, vob's mpegs, mov's or windows media files? Which files are you using on the cds? what software are you using to burn the discs? When you burn onto cds are you creating VCD's or just data discs. When you burn onto a RW disc it cannot be finalised. I think you are possibly either not using mpegs or vobs or you discs are not being finalised. (When i say vobs i mean dvd compiled and compatible discs)

Posted on Oct 05, 2008

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SOURCE: panasonic dvd recorder wont record or play

It is also possible that you are trying to record using an already used -R or an unformatted RAM disk.

Posted on Apr 20, 2009

SOURCE: Panasonic DVD VHS combo DMR-EZ48V will not play region 1 dvd

This is happening because your DVD is NOT all region, you need to change the Code.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DVD_region_code -
www.dvdexploder.com/ -
www.dvdexploder.com/multihacks.htm
www.allformp3.com/dvd-copy.../dvd-region-code- free.htm -

www.dvd.reviewer.co.uk/info/multiregion/ -
Ok check those links out they will help you sort it.

Posted on Apr 01, 2010

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SOURCE: My Panasonic DMR-ES30 DVD Recorder / VCR Combo is

This is a good sign that the power supply is having a problem. In standby or even on without a tape or disc, the current draw is low. Once a disc or tape is inserted there is a higher demand on the power supply. This is usually some defective capacitors that are easily replaced. Realize that there are other possibilities as well, but the power supply is the most common. The parts cost is in the $15 range.

Dan

Posted on Apr 28, 2010

Demonic-2011
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SOURCE: When i use my remote

You can try to reset the unit to factory defaults (you may require the user manual for this) or you can try to reprogram the remote to match the 'MODE3' or 'DVD3' display on the unit itself.

While the unit is on, point the remote at it, press and hold both the [3] button and [ENTER/OK] button - TOGETHER for 5 to 10 seconds, then release. Should work. Failing that, refer to the user manual for resetting the unit to factory defaults (if possible without the remote) - this manual should be available from the Panasonic website as a pdf. - free.

Try the above suggested step with the remote first. Hope this helps a tiny bit.

Posted on Jul 02, 2011

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Dear Technician, I have 4 components that I am trying to connect together, a Panasonic HDTV model #TC-L32X1, a GO Video DVD/VCR model #DV2130, a Yamaha stereo receiver model#RX-690, and a Scientific...


Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Unfortunately, size limitation of what could be attached prevents posting a connection diagram. Still, proposed connection scheme:
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  • 4250HDC's VIDEO OUT to GoVideo's LINE IN 1 VIDEO;
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  • to watch DVD or VHS, set Panasonic to Video 1 by pressing Panasonic remote's INPUT button, then 6, then OK;
  • to hear DVD or VHS on Yamaha's speakers, set Yamaha to VCR 1;
  • to record cable TV programs, press GoVideo remote's TV VIEW button a couple of times to cycle through the signal sources or until Line 1 is displayed.

The use of the splitter shown below would effectively double the AUDIO OUT of the cable box and the DVD/VCR combo to feed both the TV and the stereo. Additionally, this would allow use of the cable box and/or the DVD/VCR combo with or without the Yamaha.

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Panasonic DVD VHS combo DMR-EZ48V will not play region 1 dvd


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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DVD_region_code -
www.dvdexploder.com/ -
www.dvdexploder.com/multihacks.htm
www.allformp3.com/dvd-copy.../dvd-region-code- free.htm -

www.dvd.reviewer.co.uk/info/multiregion/ -
Ok check those links out they will help you sort it.

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