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I have a bush free view+ box. When I try to record a programme the message "timers are scheduled" appears and I am unable to record anything. What is this?

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Did you finaleze the DVD after dubbing?
After dubbing material from hard disk to DVD you need to "finalize" the DVD disk to make it playable. You would think that this action would be accessible from the "Dubbing" menu. It's not. Each time, you have to go to the "Setup" menu, which is normally used for the initial setup of the video tuners and default values of record/playback preferences.

Are you deleting the files correctly ?
For example, If you choose the "Navigation" button on the remote to view a list of what you have recorded on HD and you see that several of them are no longer of interest and can be deleted, you have to back out step by step from the "Navigation" set of menus, then press the "Edit" button to first choose an action (delete) then get the same list of programs to choose the ones to delete

Have you used this machine in the past successfully?

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Posted on Feb 05, 2008

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SOURCE: unable to connect dvd/vhs recorder to record via freeview box

Can you give me the model number of the dvd/vcr and set-top box?

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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SOURCE: I have purchased a Teac HDR2500T video recorder. I

The part re the other channels having no signal....I had the same problem with mine and that was because the small loop cable in the back wasnt right. I could watch all channels, press record and still watch that channel but try to watch a diff channel while its recording and they were gone. As soon as I had the loop cable in properly it solved the problem. Hope this helps....

Posted on Sep 06, 2009

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