Question about Philips DVP642 DVD Player

2 Answers

Philips dvd player 616k

It can play tapes bought from the store but it wont play tapes that i have recorded on my panasonic recorder dvd - rw

Posted by on

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Philips Master
  • 10,379 Answers

You MUST close the recording session on the dvd's you create or they will not play on anything else except the dvd drive they were created. I do not know what software you used so I suggest you use the help file to learn how to close a session.

Posted on Jan 14, 2014

  • Lawrence Oravetz Jan 14, 2014

    You MUST close the recording session on the dvd's you create or they will not play on anything else except the dvd drive they were created. I do not know what software you used so I suggest you use the help file to learn how to close a session.

×

Ad
  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Novelist:

    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 158 Answers

Have you tried to record in sp then playback on same machine if this works then your drum for recording in lp or if yours has ep mode may need replacing as pre recordings are ok you need to get it serviced. hope this goes well

Posted on Aug 14, 2007

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

3 Answers

I have dubbed vcr tape to a Sony DVD-RW disc and tried playing it back through a toshiba player and it keeps coming up Bad Disk. My PC won't even recognise it. When started dubbing the screen displayed 1hr...


Did you say you used a DVD-RW disc to transfer a videotape onto? The reason your PC won't recognise that disc is because the data format on it is a different language to what PCs understand - plus an unfinalised DVD-RW won't play in other DVD players - it is usually an incompatible format.

(DVD+RW discs with titles/top menus created in video mode CAN be played on a PC DVD drive or a normal DVD player as can finalised DVD-R discs (DVD-R discs MUST be recorded and finalised in the same recorder for compatible playback). DVD-RW discs can only be viewed on the unit they were written/recorded on.

The other reason for the 'remaining space' on the disc you describe showing less than 120 minutes is due to a title recently being recorded or erased - unless you format it - the 120 minute / 4.7GB DVD-RW will not show full available space. Erasing titles on re-writable DVDs does not increase space. The same rule applies to unfinalised +R / -R discs (you cannot re-format these to get the space back once recorded - they are 'once only' writables)

I recommend you invest in some DVD-R discs and re-copy your VHS tape to that - then if you are satisfied with the result, title etc., finalise the DVD-R - it will play on any DVD player or PC with DVD support (or it should). These discs are relatively inexpensive to buy just about anywhere.

Final note: do NOT finalise the DVD-RW you recorded (I hope you haven't already done this) - simply format/erase it - re-use it for something else or keep it until you need it.

You can use any brand of DVD, just take note of the format before recording/playing.

Mar 21, 2011 | Philips Magnavox MWR20V6 DVD Recorder/VCR

2 Answers

Can't record on dvd+rw disc what kind of disc do I need Thank You


There might be a firmware upgrade to allow this I would use DVD-R for full compatibility however DVD+R media from Philips is increasing in compatibility with most NON Philips and Sony players.

Feb 25, 2010 | Pioneer DVR-225 DVD Recorder

1 Answer

I am attempting to record from a VCR tape to


I have a Magnavox MWR20V6 and I am attempting to record a Tv show but when I play it back the recording is just black.

Jan 15, 2010 | Philips Magnavox MWR20V6 DVD Recorder/VCR

2 Answers

Recorded DVD will not play in another player


Hey,
Maybe the format of your recorded movie didnt support your player..check out your manual for the supported formats and check the format of your recorded movie.If any of the format in the manual matches your movie format then it will definitely play..
please rate my suggestion..

Apr 15, 2009 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

Recording to Dvd-rw


yes u hav eto use dvd +r disk ok try that 1st please thx nick

Feb 04, 2008 | Panasonic DMR-EX75EB-S DVD Recorder/HDD...

1 Answer

Wont record only on dvd+rw


Sorry but your laser is going! +R disks need a slightly higher burn power. Eventually you will have the same fault for RW disks.

Nov 30, 2007 | Philips DVDR70 DVD Recorder

2 Answers

DVD reports: No disk when I try to play a DVD-R record by me


Dvd-R and +RW are two different formats. Check to see if your player should play -R disc.

Sep 05, 2007 | Philips DVP642 DVD Player

3 Answers

Disc error


after recording, did you ensure the "finalize" or "lead-out" process completed?

May 25, 2007 | Philips DVP642 DVD Player

2 Answers

Panasonic DMR-E50 won't recognise blank DVD's only


You can only record to dvd-ram or dvd-r NOT dvd-rw!

Dec 03, 2006 | Panasonic DMR-E50 DVD Recorder

Not finding what you are looking for?
Philips DVP642 DVD Player Logo

Related Topics:

101 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Philips Televison & Video Experts

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

75846 Answers

matt martin
matt martin

Level 3 Expert

1230 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Are you a Philips Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...