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No response My recorder will not respond to any of the controls, except that it will lock when I hold down the menu button.

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RTFM You need to press the play button to turn the unit on. Then the menu button works as advertised.

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How to unlock rp5020

Hi Louis
This is from page 5 of the manual:
Keys lock
This feature avoids accidental key activation during recording or
1. Press and hold MENU button for 3 seconds, LOCKED will be shown on display. (LOCK icon will lit) s
2. Press and hold MENU button for 3 seconds again to unlock keys.
You can a copy of the manual here: RCA RP5020 User Manual
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Normally, by pressing and holding the menu button down will lock and unlock the recorder. Since this is not working for you, you can unlock it by opening the battery compartment on the backside of the device and removing one of the batteries and then placing the battery back in and closing back the compartment. This will unlock the device also allowing you to use the functions. When I took the battery out for a split second it did not erase my test recording, but leaving the battery out for a long period of time may erase anything you have saved. I just wanted to make you aware of that. If you need an owners manual you can click the following link which will open in a pdf format for RCA Digital Voice Recorder Model # RP 5020A. I hope this helps solve your problem.

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to format you need to hold the display/menu button down for a minute then a menu appears scroll down using FF till you get format then hit play and you will be gided from there
not difficult but impossible to guess
thanks to other guys

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