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I have tried using the timer recording on my new unit and it

Seems to be okay but when I try to play the dvd back there is nothing there. Why is it not playing back?

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Try recording a dvd without putting it on timer to see if it will record for a test. If it does record, make sure that the timer is set correctly and that you do not have the am/pm mixed up. If it does not record, then try using a different recordable/re-writable dvd disc and see if it burns then.

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Give me the model, so that I can find the manual.

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    Check your cable connection, and ensure the unit is set on the right input channel when you start recording, or you risk to record only blank onto the dvd.

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The connection beetween the devices is not set up correctly then its recording empty

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  • Teet Bergmann Feb 10, 2009

    if u tell from where u wanna record i can tell u how to connect it that it records.

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