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Sony RDR-HX715 displays "recovery" then "welcome"

Recorder displays "recovery" and then "welcome" over and over.
Unplugging did not help.Holding power button down did not help.Holding down HDD button did not help.Leaving recorder on did not help.

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  • ldishman1998 Mar 20, 2009

    Disconnecting internal cables did not help.

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The only two resets available are the hard reset (unplugging) and then holding power button or play while you hook back power at the same time,

try this last, if it does not work, then the unit must be taken apart.

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

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Hi there
It sounds like there was a failed recording due to power failure or being turned off, thats why recovery appears on display.
Hold in the on/off button for about 30 seconds and the welcome message should reappear. If its still the same unplug the machine from the mains for a while to see if it resets.
If that doesen't work you will have to have the machine looked at

Good luck

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

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The diagnostics can be executed using the remote commander (Remote Control Mode 3) and monitor.
To execute the service mode, connect the VIDEO OUT (L2 OUT) connector to the monitor.
Connect the AC power cord to the power outlet.
A message, "WELCOME" appears on the display panel of the main unit.
Keep holding down the "REC PAUSE", "REC STOP" and "REC" keys, of the main unit (about 10 seconds) until the screen appears on the monitor display.
Either "OK" or "NG" appears on the monitor screen while the diagnostics is in progress.
You can judge the respective device or its peripheral from the message of either "OK" or "NG" on the monitor screen.
When an abnormality is detected, the diagnostics is stopped at that moment and you can select to proceed the diagnostics or to stop it.
Use the keys on the front panel of the main unit to operate the diagnostics.

If the keys mentioned don't exist, use the keys that provide the equivalent funtion.  Remember, these are the instructions for what is probably the US equivalent for the RDRHX710.

Please let us know how you make out

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

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This happen when you play from the hdd or dvd or at all time?

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Remove the internal cable connections and reinsert them properly

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