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Sony rdr-vx515 combo vcr/dvd player recorder

I recently sent the unit in for cleaning and preventative maintenance and now when hooking it back up to the TV, I cannot get the "Systems Menu" screen to come up.

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Re: sony rdr-vx515 combo vcr/dvd player recorder

Scottie Change out your Controller First,If that Dont Do ot,Take it back in and Tell them They Bridged solder Somewhere on the Main Board ttech

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I have hundreds of very valuable and irreplaceable DVDs made on this machine which although "finalized" will only play on this machine and on no other. The machine is now broken- they say the DVD...

You could buy one on E-Bay. Click on the link below, but if you really finalized the DVDs, they should play on other components.
The Sony like yours below is $149.95 and you can buy it now, not bid on it as normally done on e-bay.
Last resort you can take them to a video transfer service, so all is not lost.

Apr 08, 2011 | Sony RDR-VX515 DVD Recorder/VCR

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Hello, I need to reset SONY RDR-VX515. Thanks

To reset your RDR do the following

Press the System Menu while the recorder is in stop mode.
Select "Setup" and press enter.
Select "Easy Setup" and press enter.
Select "Start" and pre Enter.
Follow the instructions. OK.

Feb 21, 2011 | Sony RDR-VX515 DVD Recorder/VCR

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I recently installed a Comcast digital adapter to my SONY RDR-VX515 DVD Recorder/VCR Combo and then onto the TV. Now, when I try to program the VCR to record, the only channel options are Ch 4, Line 1 and...

Hi and welcome to FixYa

Initially, postback the model number of the Comcast digital adapter and the TV.

Offhand, if the Comcast digital adapter is connected to the Sony through a coaxial patchcord, then the Sony would really have to be set to Ch 4 (or 3). Channel selection is done on the Comcast digital adapter. It is not possible to record one channel while viewing another.

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May 22, 2010 | Sony RDR-VX515 DVD Recorder/VCR

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This is quite common of older players. Some only work with DVD+R discs and others with DVD-R discs.
Some player also does not read recordable discs (an early form to try prevent piracy)
Also make sure if recorded on your Recorder, that the disc is finalized before you try to play it on an older player. (See your menu / manual on the recorder for the procedure)

Feb 28, 2010 | Sony RDR-VX515 DVD Recorder/VCR

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Cannot get DVD out of Sony RDR-VX515. DVD won't eject.

Purely gear problem. The ejector either ran out of alignment or belting has worn out. Solve this issue and ur player will work perfectly again.

Jan 18, 2010 | Sony RDR-VX515 DVD Recorder/VCR

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Matching remote to Sony RDRVX560??

set the remote comander for code imput mode press set and menu when the set light are on enter the code number then press enter before you enter the code num press dvd or vcr then press enter sony

Mar 14, 2009 | Sony RDR-VX515 DVD Recorder/VCR

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Sony DVD/VCR combo recorder

possible chance the disk has not been formatted ..another chance the disk is damaged .....try with another new disk .......

Feb 05, 2009 | Sony RDR-VX515 DVD Recorder/VCR

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Can DVD/VCR combination players play divx discs/movies?

Check Sony DVD/VCR combo products at Sony Style can play divx format.

Oct 09, 2008 | Sony RDR-VX515 DVD Recorder/VCR

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