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No power on my Magnavox DVD Recorder/VHS Player model #MWR20V6

This is a remanuafactured item sold by Heartland. I had it for about 3 weeks. I only used it like 3 times to watch some movies and the next time I turned it on it would'nt come on. No power to the unit at all. Just to make sure it was the unit and not the outlet I plugged it in to several other outlets in my home and still no power at all. I don't know what is causing it. I called the number on the back of the unit and they gave me the run around. I have called and can never get through. Can someone give me an idea on what is wrong with it and how to fix it? Thankyou.

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I also have same problem and have had no luck with anything I have tried

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The manual isn't too helpful either - "Recording error other than below," it says. There are a couple of possibilities. The Philips/Magnavox/Funai recorders automatically record in VR mode when you use +R discs (there are two possible recording modes - V Mode and VR Mode). Is it possible that you have switched disc types lately? If you are currently using -R discs, switch to +R and vice versa. The manual states that +/-RW discs take a while to initialize.

I couldn't find a full factory reset on that one, so you may have to unplug the unit for about 20 minutes to restore all the defaults.

Another possibility: Finalization requires some extra space on the disc. If you accidentally pressed the button that changes the recording format between SP, EP, LP, etc., you may not be able to fit the same amount of video on the disc that you were able to fit before. You can change the format by pressing the Disc Mode button on the remote - LP Mode will fit 3 hours worth of recordings onto a 2-hr disc and is considered a "medium quality" recording. Try changing the Disc Mode to LP and see if it will finalize the next disc that you record. The downside of this possibility is that the discs that you have already made that are giving you errors are not "fixable" - you will will have to re-record the shows to a new disc in LP mode.

Good luck!

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SOURCE: Dont know how to finalize dvd after recording on magnavox vcr/dvd

You can find a copy of the manual on the web link provided here:http://tv.manualsonline.com/manuals/mfg/magnavox/mwr20v6_1.html Print a pdf copy for yourself. If you need more help the customer care for you dvd/vcr player is at this telephone number. 1-800-605-8453 give them the model number of your dvd/vcr unit and they will be able to help you. I hope this information helps you with your problem.

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