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Synchro Record light wont go out

The synchro record light will not go out on my Sony RDR-VX555. Also it is stuck on DVD 1 and I can't change it to DVD 3. Nothing will work on the remote because of this. I've tried everything from unplugging the recorder for hours, to holding the power button down for more than 10 seconds. Nothing works.  It's like the recorder is stuck on some kind of mode. I know I could get it off of the synchro record if the remote would work but it won't let me change from DVD 1 to DVD 3. I've tried holding the enter button done and pressing 1. I've also tried holding the enter button down and pressing 3. Nothing works, PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!


P.S. I've been over page 22-23 in the manuel again and again :(  

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