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Not recording I'm having exactly the same problem that jhector reported in February 2007: I put in a disc, and it says "blank disc", then I press record as the manual says to do, but instead of "standing ready" as the manual predicts, the word "data" flashes briefly and it does not stand ready to do anything,

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You need to use an audio CDr, data or computer CDr's will not work in this machine.

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