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I've had my Panasonic DMR-E55 DVD Recorder for some years. After an upgrade was required about months or a year ago (done through a DVD sent to me, free, by Panasonic), I've noticed that when I record from my Dish (TiVO included) I find even on XP or SP recording mode (speed), a sludge in color or extra brightness around certain lights. It can also be described as grainy picture. One must really look at the picture to notice it. However I have found that film on my laptop recorded onto the DVD through audio plugs and an S-Video cable, do not produce said problems. So what's the solution? Thanks!

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Sounds like the disk loaded new firmware, and new isnt always better. If you can get the older firmware file you may be able to flash it again and put it back to it's former self.
Check with Panasonic's website under support.

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