Question about Sylvania SRDV495
I am having trouble trying to copy a VHS tape to a DVD-R. It keeps giving me a error message that it is the wrong disc and needs formatting. What can I do to record my VHS tapes to A DVD disc? which disc should I really be using. The book of instructions I have tried to follow but never turns out as a copy. I tried to call Sylvania themselves but the product they said was made for especially for Sears and Sears does not have technicians for this type of help. Can you help, I am desperate. email@example.com
I have the same unit, a SRDv495 and have also been having
a bad time getting dvd's that will work in my machine. I also
bought mine from Sears. I have found one that works every
time and that is a MAXWELL DVD-RW. The trick I think is
the speed of the DVD, so you need to use the ones that have
Up to Max 2X, 4.7 GBgo, 2 Hrs. I find these work every time.
Hope this helps.
Posted on Jan 09, 2008
I have the same unit and I find that it doesn't like certain brands of discs. I actually gave up and started using dvd-rw discs and just copying them again with my computer if I want to keep a recording. I mostly just use it to record TV. Also, make sure that the VHS you are trying to copy isn't copy protected, that can give you errors as well.
Posted on Jul 04, 2007
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