Question about Philips Magnavox MWR20V6 DVD Recorder/VCR

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Dubbed DVDs will not play

I dubbed home video from VCR to DVD on a Magnavox dual player and can be then viewed nn TV through the Magnavox. However, these DVDs can not be viewed on other DVD stand-alone players. Please help. Thanks.

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  • debbie_20_00 Feb 15, 2009

    I have the same issue and have finalized the dvd. Any other suggestions?

  • samirtank Feb 22, 2009

    I recorded a DVD using Magnavox DVD recorder, however I am not able to play the DVD in other players. I tried to finalize but it does not seem to be working.



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You have to use the Magnavox dual to finalize the discs, and then they should be able to play on other players. I don't have a manual for that exact recorder, but in general you would go to the Settings Menu of the DVD player --> go to Disc Edit --> and then select Finalize - the exact pathway might be a bit different on that particular recorder. Once you have finalized one of your discs, try it on another DVD player and see if it works. Good luck!

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Posted on Feb 15, 2009


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