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Is it possible to transfer from vhs video cassette to double layer DVD ie. DVD+RDL on Toshiba DVR20KB

I have already copied to DVD+RW 4.7GB successfully but have not tried the double layer dvds yet

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The manual suggests you can only record to standard 4.7G discs and not double layer.

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There is a whole raft of solutions. Read this article for assistance/understanding
http://www.pcbuyerbeware.co.uk/ComputerProblems/CD-DVD-Blu-ray-Drive-Problems/how-to-convert-vhs-video-to-dvd-and-blu-ray-disc-formats.htm

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SOURCE: Cannot figure out how to copy VHS to DVD on Toshiba D-VR660KU

In the manual on toshiba's website, the instructions for dubbing are on page 59 and 60.
http://www.tacp.toshiba.com/tacpassets-images/models/d-vr660/docs/d-vr660_om_e.pdf

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I have a toshiba dvd/vcr vr610 And I don't know how to dubb.I don't have the manual

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Probably copy protection.

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SOURCE: Disc initialization Toshiba D-R250SB recorder

I don't have a solution but share the same problem. However, I also have the problem with used discs. These were initialised and used to record programmes. They can still be used to play the recorded programmes - although sometimes several attempts are now needed for them to load. When the problem first arose after I bought some more discs, Verbatim discs were also recommended to me. I purchased some of these and could initialise most and have used some to make recordings. However, I am now unable to reuse any DVD-RW discs. If I try to delete recorded programmes I get an error. On reloading the disc the programmes are still there and can be played. But if I try to clear the disc by reformatting I mostly get an error and the disc becomes unusable. If I can reformat it without an error I get a system error if I try to make a recording. This is for discs that have been used without problems for at most a handful of recordings - or even the freshly initialised discs.

Recordings on DVD-R discs are fine (and can if required be finalised). RAM disc recordings are fine and can be played back in time-slip mode if required. It is only with DVD-RW disc that there are problems and this with older but little used discs as well as new (Verbatim) discs.

I therefore do not think it IS the discs which are causing the problem but a fault with the recorder. Since others are having the same experience it looks like an inherent problem of the machine which is occurring after a few years of use.

Perhaps there is someone with experience of repairing DVD recorders - or who have had this model repaired - who can throw some light on this. To purchase a new digital recorder would, for me, mean also purchasing a new digital TV because a digital only recorder would not be compatible with my set up so if the RB250-SB could be made to work a bit longer it would give me time to save up for a new system

Derek Shaw


Posted on May 26, 2010

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