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LG DBRH197 I am also having troubles using the timer recording. The unit allows me to set up a recording session. Everything appears fine on the " Timer Record List" e.g the check says that Rec.Ok. When it comes time to record the check changes to "Duplicate Date". There is only one session set up and the date is fine. I cannot work it out.Could some please help me out. Thx

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Read the timer record troubleshooting suggestions - timer record will only start is the unit is turned off!

Posted on Aug 02, 2007

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