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Remote no longer controlls recorder

I have used this machine for 4 yrs with no problem,but having recorded from a vhs I find that I cannot finalize the disc.On using the remote a message appears "remote dvd 1" I have tried changing the batteries.
I can still record from VHS but have to use front panel controls to record and play.

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Re: 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.

Posted on Oct 27, 2007

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