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Finalize After I recorded from a VHS when I tried to finalize it, the message in the window on the recorder states "Remote DVD 1" does this mean that my remote has failed or is it the sensor in the machine.My remote will not control the any functions at all,but using the controls on the front I can record and play.

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Re: finalize

You have somehow configured the remote to control another DVD recorder, this is useful if you have multiple recorders you want to control with a seperate remote for each one.

To set it back to Remote DVD 1, hold the enter button in the centre of the remote along with the number 1 for 5 seconds.
Hopefully now it will control your recorder properly.

Posted on Oct 24, 2007

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I got a new machine, when I transfer from VHS to DVD-R it records, but will only play on the machine I recorded on, it doesn't load on other DVD players, why is that?

You need to FINALIZE the DVD-R you recorded in that unit for it to be playable on other DVD players. This function should be part of the on-screen menu for your unit. (in Panasonic DVD recorders, it's under DVD MANAGEMENT in the FUNCTIONS menu).

If the disc you recorded is already loaded, but stopped, press SETUP on your remote - an on screen menu should appear.

Using the UP/DOWN arrow keys, select DVD MENU and press ENTER. Use the UP/DOWN arrow keys again to select FINALIZE and press ENTER.

A message box will popup 'Finalize disc?' use the UP/DOWN arrow keys to select YES then press ENTER. Finalizing should start and may take a while to complete.

Once complete, the disc is now playable on other DVD players. (from page 32 of the owners manual with the heading 'PLAYING THE DISCS IN OTHER DVD PLAYERS')

Feb 10, 2013 | Toshiba DVR620 DVD Recorder/VCR

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Try this one:

Press Home on remote.
Go to setup
Scroll down list to highlight lock icon
Press 0 seven times
You will get a message saying "Congratulations Region Change Free [Yes]"
Press enter on remote.

Hope that helps........

Aug 26, 2008 | DVD & Blu-Ray Players

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Want to record VHS to DVD on my Toshiba DVR620KU but do not want to connect to my TV set. Is this possible? My TV is older and does not have the input/output jacks. I just want to put in a VHS tape and a...

If the entire VHS is full then you can easily transfer the VHS contents to the DVD. The video will play while it is recording onto the DVD, but you don't have to have it hooked up to any TV for it to record. Now if you don't know how long the VHS content is that you want to record to DVD, then you will have to hook up the player to a TV so that you can press stop when you reach the end of the content you want recorded. At least this is true in the way that I use to transfer VHS to DVD:

1) Turn on the unit
2) Insert VHS tape
3) Insert DVD-+R or DVD-+ RW
4) Using remote, press VCR
5)Using remote, press play then pause the tape where you want to start recording.
6)Using remote, press DVD
7) Using the remote, press DUBBING. The VHS should start to play and the DVD should start recording

When using this method, don't hit the RECORD button!

I hope this helps!

Sep 05, 2011 | Toshiba DVR620 DVD Recorder/VCR

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Lost the manual to my lvc-9016g dvd/vhs recorder and need to know how to finalize the dvd once recorded?

Press {GUIDER} on remote, arrow up or down to {FINALIZE} and press enter. Finalization will begin. When done, select {EXIT} press enter.

Sep 03, 2010 | Lite On LVC-9016G DVD Recorder/VCR

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VHS record to DVD

Insert the VHS and rewind or fast forward to the point you want to begin copying from.
Insert the disc you plan to use and format it if necessary. It will usually prompt you if it is necessary to do so.
Put the television on the channel or input needed to view the recorder on-screen.
Select the DVD drive and set the record mode you prefer - XP, SP, LP or EP.
There are two things you can do:
1. Press and hold the dubbing/copying button on the recorder itself in the direction of the DVD for 3 seconds. If you are using a DVD-R/RW or +R you will receive a message stating to press Play to record without finalizing or press Record to record and finalize. If you are using +RW or -RAM, these cannot be finalized - therefore this message will not display.
2. You can access the Functions menu and go to Copy, then select the copy direction VHS to DCD and select Start Copying.

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Disc Finalize stuck at 99%

press OK button on the remote of the DVD to take finalize 99% off the screen , then EXIT button

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Dubbing vhs to dvd

If you try and record a video with copygaurd it will only record a tiny section. If you press stop or return for 3 seconds you will cancel the recording, try pressing the pause button you edit out adverts, i have not tried this yet but it might work.

Dec 31, 2007 | Panasonic DMR-EZ47V DVD Recorder/VCR

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Remote no longer controlls recorder

Remote can be used to control more than 1 recorder, on the remote press enter and 1 simultaneously, this should switch the remote to control dvd 1.

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Toshiba d-r4su won't finalize

to clear "error 14", press the "display" button on the remote control - this has worked every time my toshiba has an error 14 message

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