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It was all working great and I was recording VHS tapes to DVD. I was probably on my 30th tape, when i hit the record from vhs to dvd button on the front of the machine it woul not work at all. The light on the button did not light up at all. I then tried the easy dubbing option through the system menyu and that just paused the tape adn nothing else would happen. I tried to record dvd to vhsand it would not record either.Please help me ASAP!

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  • grmc13 Jul 31, 2009

    It didn't work any other ideas?





  • grmc13 Jul 31, 2009

    The one-youch dubbing buttons on the front displey of the machine will not work at all. When I press buttons that have anything to do with recording on the remote, they do absolutly nothing.

  • grmc13 Aug 03, 2009

    I tried the solution you gave me but, it didnt work . I actually
    dont think it has anything to do with the actual buttons anymore. When
    I press the recording buttons on the remote the machine does not
    respond at all, but it responds to all of the other buttons. The
    machine will do everything but record. I actually have another machine
    that is very similar but made by Samsung and it is having the identical
    problem and it just stopped working out of the blue. I'm just at a
    total loss I have no clue what could be causing it. I took the lid anf
    front off and cleaned it wiht canned air but it still wouldnt work? any
    other ideas?

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The LED on the button itself when not lit means the button is non-functional. moving further in the issue, the reason why the LED is not turning on and the button is non functional, there is a possibility that the contact on top of the control board is dirty or full of dust that the button does not fully reach the contact.

If you have the service manual ready, you may open the unit exposing the control board and then clean the IC (green part thats touching the buttons) with an eraser. And then do the same with the contact end of the buttons.

worst case if that the control board is faulty, but i doubt it because there are still other funtions running.

hope this helps.

regards.

voodoo

Posted on Jul 31, 2009

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    marlon john madrid Aug 04, 2009

    if that is the case, i would agree to your diagnosis, next part we want to hunt for is a 10amp capacitor that is bubbled or leaking like the one in the piture.

    http://www.vastada.com/Pictures/Leaking_...

    http://www.jebswebsite.com/misc_pics/ibm...

    once found, thiese capacitors can be replaced with a compatible one from any appliance part store


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Unplug the unit for ten seconds, plug it back, and if there is a disk or tape inside try to eject them.
To eject the disk try pressing repeatedly the eject button whilst you start the unit at the same time.

Posted on Jul 31, 2009

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