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Rdr hx780 My Sony HX780 will not respond to the command on the remote There is a number 1 on the front panel near the clock.I am sure this is stopping a number of commands including system menu,syncro rec and a number of other functions can you help Ian

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Hold the "Enter" button and press number 1 on the keypad simultaneously for more than 5 seconds. This takes you back to the "Settings" screen with the "Settings" button, change the control back to DVD 3, and reverse the setting in the remote by pressing "Enter" and the number 3 this time. Remember to hold them down for more than 5 seconds.

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Thanks for reading!

Posted on May 02, 2008

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SOURCE: connecting and recording sony hdtv, rdr-hx780 recorder,sony dream system

I have the same system, except for the TV, I have a project (that part doesn't matter).

From your Sat. go straight to your AV receiver
Again from you Sat. (all of the AV outputs are all live), go out from either 1 or 2 and go to your recorder Line 1 in.
From you AV receiver go to your TV.

All you have to do is hit record and you will record whichever channel you are on. I am having difficulty getting it set up as a PVR, but will figure it out sooner or later.

Hope this helped.

Posted on Feb 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Not responding to any input commands.

Don't worry. I unplugged it and left it for a number of minutes and then tried it again. It now works fine.

Posted on Mar 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Command mode change disabled remote

According to Sony, if you turn the power on and hold the Enter key and the #1 key down together for at least 3 seconds, everything will default back to factory settings.

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Posted on Apr 03, 2009

SOURCE: Connecting my laptop to DVD recorder and recording onto the recor

You FIRST need a way to get the Signal, INTO the laptop, you need to get a USB to TV/Video Dongle, Now using this and the software that came with it, as well as other software, You Hook up the OUTPUT from the DVD Player, to the Video Input on the USB Dongle, Either, Component (Best) or Composite, (OK) Video, and AV Audio, and set to "Record" on the PC, and "Play" the DVD and then the PC will "Record" the incoming signal from, the DVD player, to the HDD in the PC. Once digitised, and saved it can be manipulated, any way you want.
Now if you want to do the REVERSE IE: Take a signal FROM the PC, to the DVD, then you simply setup the DVD as a Second monitor, use a TV to set it all up, once it is all working on the Laptop and TV, simply swing the Output, away from the TV's Input, to the DVD's Input,and select record, the PC, will then output whatever, to the screen, and whatever is displayed on-screen, will be recorded by the DVD's hard drive.
You First though must setup the PC to have multiple monitors, it is best to get the most up to date drivers and install them in the PC. FIRST. Go to this MS link below it shows you how to set u,setup as CLONE mode, I think will be best, also don't set initial resolution too high to start, set it to say 800x600 32 bit, to start, and work up, until your TV complains and stop. As related once setup, swing the PC's output to the DVD, and record.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307873

Posted on May 08, 2010

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