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Firmware update failed RD-XS34Su

While attempting to update firmware with Toshiba supplied RD-XS34 update disc, Front Panel Display indicated 'WAIT' for 4-5 hours.  Unplugged AC and powered back on.  Now unit continually displays 'WAIT'.  Holding On/Standby button for several seconds only briefly powers off then powers back on with 'WAIT' displayed in Front Panel.

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  • tracer9 Oct 18, 2007

    Toshiba claims the warranty is expired and the update disc was to only be run one time then discarded.  They have offered to fix it if I send it to them postage paid and $139. 

    I think I will look for another DVD recorder.

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If it was a toshiba supplied disk, then I should follow up with them with the failure, as it was their fix, that caused this problem, they should replace/repair this unit for you

Posted on Oct 15, 2007

  • Gareth Cockram
    Gareth Cockram Oct 19, 2007

    wow that is a bit of a swizz.....I'd avoid Toshiba for your next buy



     



    I had a dvd player that died.......I bought an old Xbox from ebay to replace it, got it for £20 with games :)

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