Question about Panasonic DMR-ES30VEBS
Yesterday I had problems finalising the DVD which eventually i did - then the girls upset because the DVD only recorder about half of the film. Tried recording it cagain this morning and the same thing happend... what am I doing wrong. The recording was for 108 mins. The DVD was a 2 hours disc. Copying from sky planner.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Usually, the U11 error code in a Panasonic DVD player indicates an optical problem. You could of course try doing a cleaning using a CD cleaner normally readily from computer parts stores. Alternately, you can open the unit up and do a manual cleaning with soft bristle brush and/or cotton buds. Other than that, it could be indicative of a weakening laser eye which of course would require parts replacement.
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Posted on May 24, 2008
You can try a dvd+r disc. Borrow one before buying a stack of them.
The other thing is that you may not have enough free space left to burn the finalization track; 7 1/2 hours is a lot of recordings.
Give the +R disc a try even though it says it can't use them in your documentation, a lot of users report it works anyway.
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Posted on Jun 22, 2008
SOURCE: DVD recording problems
I have the same unit with the same exact problem. I ended up taking it in for repair and it's now working perfectly. I paid $100 for the repair. I dropped the unit off and picked it up myself. I think $30 additional is charged for shipping and handling in US.
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Posted on Jun 28, 2008
this unit has an optical-eye, not recording heads. opening the drawer then unplugging unit will expose the eye. never look into the eye when unit has power. this x-ray can and will burn your owh eyes lens&retina. good luck. clean with 90% isopropyl alcohol and q-tip. mch
Posted on Mar 09, 2009
Chris you were right on with the cleaning I paid $50.00 for the lens cleaning from a certified Panasonic technician and now works like brand new I have invested a total of $200 for the power supply and lens/laser cleaning but I got the unit as a gift, minor probs with unit but great dvd recorder thanks!!!
Posted on Mar 29, 2010
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