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Sony RDR How do I get it out of VR mode

Can not get out of VR mode. WHen I put a blank disc in it says after about 30 sec this disc can not be played or recorded. How do I get if off of VR mode ....PLEASE

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SOURCE: Disc error message

Computer Burned discs are a grey area for some players[different firmware/chipsets] There is a list on the web of players and what they will play a Google/Yahoo will reveal. Also checkout the manual that came with the player.

Posted on Jul 01, 2007

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SOURCE: Discs I have recorded I get the disc can neither be played nor recorder, and it erases what I have already and already watched.

I have the same unit. Similar problem but mine does not erase the disc. It says disc error on almost all dvd that are store bought and kicks them out. Will play almost all of the ones I recorded on it and finalized. I must let a disc in it at all times or door will not open. Lots of bad stuff on the net about this unit. It is a lemon! Mine is out of warranty and sony wants $175 to fix. Saw some blogs where it was serviced 3 times and still not right. Buy a new one before investing in the unit you have as there are many gremlins in it! Sorry I cannot offer specific help but this is where I am at!!

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SOURCE: Sony RDR-VX530 DVD Recorder / VCR Combo - cannot format DVD+R

is it possible to record dvd+r?
is this machine not only dvd-R

Posted on Apr 07, 2010

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SOURCE: Can't get rid of dirty disc error message at 1 min

Ok you might need to have it cleaned professionaly worse comes to worse have the lens replaced, something ether got on the lens or the laser is not reading or writing correctly. Can it be fixed? Sure depning on the problem inside I could not tall you 100 p[ercent as I have not looked at the unit.

You might want to take a gander inside and see if the lends is not dirty.

Thanks an please rember to leave postive ratings and feedback.

Posted on Apr 12, 2010

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DISCS THAT CAN BE USED IN THIS RECORDER:

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