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Finalizing a DVD

My unit records and plays okay. It has stopped finalizing discs. The blue finalizing bar comes up but no longer gives the yellow progress bar and will no longer finalize discs

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  • sgoldst520 Dec 29, 2008

    If the lens is the problem will it record and play okay but not finalize?




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Use Software called CD Roller you can download it from the net, put the dvd in your computer drive and by using cd roller you can finalize it or recover it cool Software. www.cdroller.com

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Have u down loaded and installed the latest firmware from the Sansui website? check this site for updates and problem discussions and also email support for your product.

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Make sure after you are done recording the disk you push the stop botton Twice befofre going to the menu to finalize disk...now that option should open door you

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If you are using a DVD+RW it will not finalise. It would be helpful if you told us what media you are using. Give us a little more info. and I'm sure someone can help you.

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There is problem in the recorder,
needs  a service of there lens (lens setting) .

Posted on Dec 29, 2008

  • ronny2051 Dec 30, 2008

    k..
    1st tell me if they cant finalize so, how can they record and play?

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My Toshiba DR430KU dvd recorder is not recording. I hit the record button, and the light comes on, saying that it is recording, but nothing gets recorded.


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Secure the audio/video connection cables that attach the source device you are trying to record from. Try this step if you do not see a picture when trying to record from a source device onto the Device. After unplugging the cable and checking for any damage, plug the cables back and attempt to record the content to see if this resolved the problem.

Secure the power cable that attaches the device to an electrical source if the unit will not power on or if it intermittently loses power. If you think a malfunctioning surge protector may be at fault, you can 'bypass' the surge protector by plugging the device into an electrical outlet. Replace any surge protectors that appear to be malfunctioning and have an electrician examine any outlets that appear to be "dead."

Insert the disc that you would like to record

Press the "Edit Menu" button on the remote control while playing the disc or while playback is stopped.

Use the up and down arrows to select "DVD-Video Finalizing" in the on-screen menu, then press "Enter."

Under "Menu Create" select "None," then under "After play final title" select "Stop." Select "Next" to move to the next screen.

Select "Writing" in the lower right of the screen.

Select "Yes" or "No" to tell the machine if you want it to power down when finalizing is complete. Finalizing will then begin and a progress bar will appear.

Contact your electronics dealer or the Toshiba service department if the disc still does not finalize.

Apr 19, 2011 | Toshiba DR-430 DVD Recorder

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HOW TO FINALIZE THE DVD CASSETE AND CONNECT TO T.V SET?


Finalising a disc enables the disc to be played on any other compatible machine. By doing this it changes the disc format so that you can no longer record to it turning it into a Play Only disc. On your Panasonic DVD Recorder you can record to many (if not all depending on the model) of the following DVD Disc formats to the limit of their capacity over multiple occasions. The disc in question can be played back and recorded to on the DVD Recorder during this time but until it is finalised it will not work on any other machine.
DVD Formats: DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-RAM, DVD+R, DVD+RW.
How do I Finalise my disc?
  1. When you have finished the initial recording stop the disc and press the ~FUNCTIONS~button.
  2. Using the ~UP, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT arrows~ on the keypad select "To Others" and press~ENTER~.
  3. Using the ~UP, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT arrows~ on the keypad Scroll down to "DISC MANAGEMENT" and press ~ENTER~.
  4. When the disc management screen opens you need to use the ~UP, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT arrows~ on the keypad to scroll down to "FINALIZE" and press ~ENTER~.
  5. Using the ~UP, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT arrows~ on the keypad select "YES" and press~ENTER~.
  6. Using the ~UP, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT arrows~ on the keypad select "START" to begin finalizing the disc, please note by pressing start here you will no longer be able to record or edit the disc being finalized.
Finalizing may take up to 15 minutes.
Do not disconnect the mains power in this time. A message appears when finalizing is finished, press the enter button when this appears. It will now play on other compatible machines.

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No finalizing dvd disc


Did you check to see whether the other player will play that type of disc?

Dec 10, 2008 | Sony Televison & Video

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Finalizing


-R and +R auto-finalize, only +RW and -RW require manual finalization - if the option is no longer available, it is because the discs are already considered finalized by the player. If the disc edit option is greyed out, and you cannot play the discs in another player, then the recorder will need to be replaced b/c it is consistently producing bad recordings. Try unplugging and replugging the recorder once just to be sure it isn't a temporary problem.

May 22, 2008 | Philips Magnavox DVD/VCR Dual Player

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Recordes but dont play back


before you can watch a recorded DVD on another DVD player you must finalize the disc. to finalize the disc put the recorded disc into the DVD recorder, when the DVD loads it will show the titles that are recorded on the DVD on the screen
push the stop button it is the button with the square on it. the screen will go blank or it may let you watch whatever tv channel you are on if you have your tv ran through the recorder, push the setup buton a new screen will come up, with the arrow down button scroll down and highlight disc edit, press ok another screen will come up, with the arrow down button scroll down and highlight "finalize", press "ok" it is the button in the middle of the arrow keys
scroll up and highlight "yes" press "ok" the recorder will finalize the disc and it can be watched on any DVD player, just remember when you finalize a disc you cannot add anything else to the disc.

Mar 02, 2008 | Philips Magnavox MWR20V6 DVD Recorder/VCR

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Finalizing


All units are different but you'll insert the disc to be finalized,
go into your disc menu, edit disc and you should see a finalize disc.

The disc will finalize (this usually takes a few minutes).
You will no longer be able to record on this disc so make sure you are finished with it!
If the disc is not finalized, you will not be able to play it in any DVD player other than the one you recorded it in!

I know it's not step by step but I hope this helps :)

Jan 08, 2008 | Philips Magnavox MWR20V6 DVD Recorder/VCR

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My recorder gets stuck while finalizing. It always stops at 60%


Personally, I would try to exchange it. I have had this unit for a while now, and it has never taken longer than 4- 5 minutes to finalize a disc.

Dec 09, 2007 | Philips Magnavox MWR10D6 DVD Recorder

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Finalizing disc


Try finalizing on the unit you have now. or find some one with a Magnavox to do it on or even a PC

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Unable to Finalize Disc/Finalize Option Blacked Out


I don't know if there is any solution. The Canon DC 210 seems to have BIG BIG problems with finalizing, even for those who are plugged in and in Play mode.

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Finalizing Discs


The only reason that you have to finalize a DVD-R disc is so that you can play it back in an external DVD. Once finalized, you can no longer add motion video to that particular disc. Discs that are not finalized can still be played back when inserted in the DVD-camcorder.

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