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Magnavox MDV630R1/17 DVD Recorder problem

When I turn it on it reads the blank disc and then I press record and it seems to start recording and then the screen on TV freezes and the recorder shuts down. DVD+R discs are new and can not be the problem. Is it a dirty head problem? Or any idea would be helpful.

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  • colindussaul Apr 05, 2009

    Exact same problem here. Although I was able to get one burn accomplished using a DVD+RW. After that I have been unable to record anything. I am assuming that the recording head has failed. I only paid $35.00 for this used machine but it is unusable (for recording).

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Unlikely, but good possibility. Investing in a head cleaner would not be a bad idea. But also make sure the unit is well ventelated.

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