I have had my SHARP DV-RW250H VCR/DVD Recorder for about 15 months. It now refuses to play most (not all) DVD Video commercial discs [movies], whilst continuing to recognise and play my own burned discs. The Recorder is set Region 2 and all discs are Region 2. An error code shows 'Incorrect Disc C104. Of course the manual states this means the disc is incompatible. However as gives this message to the vast majority of discs it has played before, as well as newly bought, this clearly is nonsense. The discs play on other players and on my PC, so what has changed to make the Sharp machine to act in this way with original DVD discs?
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Re: Selective playing of DVD's on Sharp DVD Recorder
Given that the machine will read disks it has written itself but not play regular discs, I suspect the lens assembly is slightly out of alignment and needs adjusting. This is not normally something you can do at home unless you have the correct test gear. It will need to go to a repair shop.
One thing you can try before that is to clean the lens. Buy a quality (Scotch 3M, Philips ) cleaning disc and try it. Could be it's only a speck of dust on the lens.....
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If you are using the original remote or one which matches all of the functions, make sure that no DVD or VHS tape is being played and that the recorder is on. Make sure that there is sufficient space left on the disc. (The space needed depends on chapter/disc titles.) Then press Setup on the remote; it should be below the arrow keys but the position may vary. Use the Up/Down arrows to select System Setup and press Enter. Select Disc Setup and press Enter. Select Finalise and press Enter. Select Start with the Right/Left arrows and press Enter. Wait for the procedure to finish.
Note: only discs recorded on this particular device can be finalized on the DV-RW250H. On some other Sharp DVD recorders, the Disc Menu is accessed directly from the Setup menu.
Ur Sharp DVD Recorder/VCR combo have any HDMI ports.Yes,Tries websites like Amazon.com,Ebay.com to buy a Digital microphone use the HDMI port it work fine.No tries researches buy the analog microphone.Just ask the vendors info.for the device functionable or compatible to ur device.
connect the red/white/yellow from the input on the dvd to the red/white/yellow on the vcr sellect av1 on the dvd recorder and you should be right and as a bit of help here is the manuel to your dvd recorder
it is written in pdf so if it does not open you will have to download adobe reader its free go to adobe.com
I have three possibilities for you. One obvious answer would be that you are trying to record onto either a CD-R rather than a DVD-R, but I'm assuming that's not your problem. The second would be that you are trying to record onto a dvd that your recorder doesn't support (i.e. DVD-RW and your recorder only supports DVD-R). The final possibility is that the disc is a "dud." I have had this problem before and just had to try another disc.
Good luck and let me know how it turns out, will you?
Your dvd recorder only has rca, red white yellow inputs it wont allow you to record in HD, although you can play your comcast box any hd, regular digital through and record. Hook up the comcast box if HD through preferably HDMI if not get one from comcast. The HD box is the only box that allow HDMI, component and regular RCA and some RF out. This way you can play HD to your set but also record through RCA or RF again will not allow for HD record unless its TiVo. Hope this helps
Hi, if you still have the problem of unable to copy from video to dvd,then just follow these instructions, on the Remote, (when you have both the video tape that you wish to copy in the machine and the blank disc also in the machine ) Press the DUBBING Button(This is 2 buttons along from the Record button),almost immediately a message will pop up asking if you wish to copy VCR to DVD.
Hopefully this is of help to you. Regards. Gary
I had to run from the RCA outs of my DVR into the inputs that are on the front right of the RW340...behind the little door. Now I can easily record from live cable or from my Comcast DVR recorder. Couldn't get it to work from the backside inputs.
Mine is just the DV RW340 (no U). And yes, the manual is brutal. We had to call tech support to find what disc will actually work in the darned thing.
Now my big problem is finding more 4x DV-R disks.
Shoulda bought more when Comp USA was clearing them out a few years ago!
I have had great success with Dynex Model: DX-DVD-R25 discs. And they play equally nicely on my Toshiba DVD player in the livingroom. I have also given several away to people after I had transfered home videos to DVD and those people all had good results playing the discs that I made on my lowly Sharp Dv-RW340.