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Manual lost Please can someone let me have access to a manual, or a pdf file. i'm completely non-techie and have lost it. can this read cd-rws, as i've just had my family videos made into dvds and my sony dvd/vhs player won't read them. i also have the akai dvdrw120 because a friend sent me a dvd from australia and i needed to see it (don't ask)?

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Akai phone # use to be 310-664-8060

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I need a manual for a magnavox 552 cd player

If you mean the CDC-552, Magnavox CD changer with a 4 CD capacity, Phillips (the parent company) has the manual here: . Note you will need Adobe Reader or a similar program to read the manual.

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What kind of blank DVDs do I use to copy an old VHS video tape to the DVD? I have the Sony RDR-VX530. When I put a DVD in, I get an Error message saying that I have the wrong DVD.

According to page 30 of the operation manual, the following information may help;


4x-speed or slower DVD+RWs
2x-speed or slower DVD-RWs (version 1.1, 1.1 with CPRM) (Content Protection for Recordable Media)
4x-speed or slower DVD-RWs (version 1.2, 1.2 with CPRM)
16x-speed or slower DVD+Rs
16x-speed or slower DVD-Rs (version 2.0, 2.0 with CPRM, version 2.1, 2.1 with CPRM)
2.4x-speed DVD+R DL (dual layer) discs
(when using DVD+R DL discs, see the instructions supplied with them prior to use)
4x-speed or slower DVD-R DL (dual layer) discs


DVD-RWs (version 1.0)
DVD+RWs that are not 2.4x-speed compatible
8 cm discs (mini-DVDs)
DVD-RAM (any speed/any version)
DVD-R DL (dual layer) discs in VR mode

A free pdf copy of the manual for this model can be downloaded online.

Hopefully that provides some insight to your question.

May 25, 2011 | DVD & Blu-Ray Players

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I have tried downloading from the samsung website lastest firmware update, which is an iso file when extracted it saves it to disc as a xuf file and the blu ray wont read this what am i doing wrong??

Read the Upgrade Guide (PDF) for instructions on how to do this. It says to burn a CD. The ZIP file extracts to ISO type. The guide tells you what format it needs.

READ the PDF file under Upgrade Guide. Make sure you designate the proper file type when burning CD. Check your burning software.

How to make a firmware update CD
Please follow the below procedures.
1 Download the new firmware file from
2 If the firmware file is compressed (*.zip), the file should be uncompressed to CD image file
3 Please burn the CD image file on a blank CD-R/RW disc
1) Recommended CD Burning Program is Nero Burning ROM.
2) Burning Options (in case of using Nero Burning ROM)
A. ‘Recorder’ menu ?? ‘Burn Image…’ ?? Select an uncompressed image file(*.iso)
B. Please check ‘Finalize CD (No further writhing possible!)’
C. Please refer to your own CD burning Program Manual if you want to use any other
CD burning program for burning ISO image file.
D. Make sure if the downloaded software is eligible for your BD-P1400.
E. The System Upgrade will not be executed if using the update CD made with NOT
following the upper procedures.
The following events may interrupt the upgrade process and MAY RESULT IN PERMANENT
1. Unplugging the power plug
2. Power outage
3. Dirt or scratches on the burned CD-R/RW disc
4. Closing or opening a disc tray during update processing
How to upgrade the BD-P1400
1. Press OPEN/CLOSE button to open the disc tray.
2. Insert the upgrade CD.
3. Press OPEN/CLOSE button to close the disc tray.
4. Please wait about 6 minutes while verifying.
Verifying Firmware Version.
5. When below message box comes up, please check the date of the Firmware version.
Do you want to update Firmware?
>Current Version : 070730.02_XAA
>New Version : 070903.01_XAA
Yes No
6. Press ‘Enter’ button to choose ‘Yes’ for upgrade and please remove the disc on the tray.
If you select ‘No’, BD-P1400 will be automatically powered off.
If you don’t see above message box, try another disc. Generally, this is caused by disc
quality or a disc creation problem.
7. Please wait for about 7 minutes.
Firmware Update.
Now, Processing…
Please, do not turn off the power.
8. When finished, the screen and the power will turn off automatically.
9. Turn on the unit again. The tray will close automatically. Below screen will show up. Please
select the language you want with a corresponding number button.
Press 1 for English
Pulsar 2 para Español
Touche 3 pour Français
Macrovision : BSS01
10. If you want to do System Upgrade through the network, please refer to ‘System Upgrade’
Article on the User’s Manual.

Aug 18, 2010 | Samsung BD-P1400 Blu-Ray Player

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No valid DVD displays on my Toshiba SD-P1850

Most portable dvd players will not read burned dvd/cds. Please be sure to use originals in your dvd player. If you have a user's manual it should tell you if your player reads CDR's or DVD/RWs

Aug 07, 2009 | GPX PDL805 Portable DVD Player

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RCA DRC8335: shows "padlock" symbol

Mark. Use the emergency factory-set master password 9688 to cancel and remove any previously owner set parental control password. Refer to page 26 of the User Manual if needed.

RCA DRC8335 User Manual (PDF 1.92mb) <---click here to begin immediate download

Please rename the ugly unreadable (encrypted filename) back to the original as highlighted above in blue, once the download has completed. mikeadams110@yahoo

Aug 15, 2008 | RCA DRC8335

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Lost owner manual for sony dvdvcr slv-d985paz

go to Sony website and download the pdf file for that model.

Jun 21, 2008 | DVD & Blu-Ray Players

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What video formats can you play with slv-d360p?

Hi al - your unit can play the following formats:

DVD -R / - RW
DVD +R / +RW
CD -R / -RW

The player can play CD-ROMs/CD-Rs/CD-RWs recorded in the following formats:

- music CD format
- video CD format
- MP3 audio tracks and JPEG image files of format conforming
to ISO 9660 * Level 1/Level 2, or its' extended format, Joliet Kodak Picture CD format.
*(A logical format of files and folders on CD-ROMs defined by ISO)

The player can play DVD-ROMs/DVD*RWs/DVD+Rs/DVD-Rs recorded in the following formats :

- MP3 audio tracks and JPEG image files of format conforming to UDF(Universal Disk Format).

In other words, just about everything. If this answers your question PLEASE rate this as fixed. If you need more help just add a comment and I'll be happy to assist you further. Thanks.


May 12, 2008 | Sony SLV-D360P DVD Player/VCR

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