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I can't get my dvd player to timer record. XBR716

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Do you have the manual. ?

Posted on Sep 09, 2009

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  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith Sep 09, 2009

    Instant Timer Recording allows you to make a

    recording easily of a preset length without using the

    program timer.

    1. Follow steps 1-4 as shown above (Basic

    Recording from External Components).

    2. Press z REC repeatedly to select the recording

    time length. Recording starts after the first press.

    DVD: Each subsequent press increases the

    recording time by 10 minutes.

    VCR: Each subsequent press increases the

    recording time by 30 minutes (maximum

    540 minutes). Please confirm the VHS tape

    has enough remaining time to be recorded

    before recording.

    Checking the Recording Time

    Press z REC or DISPLAY once to check the recording

    time. The recalled setting will automatically return

    to the TV screen for a moment.

    Also, remaining time of recording is shown in the display


    To Extend the Recording Time

    The recording time can be extended anytime by

    pressing z REC.

    Each subsequent press increases the recording time

    by 10 minutes (DVD) or 30 minutes (VCR).

    if the recorder doesn't accept these commands, unplug it for about 10 minutes then plug it back in set the time and date and follow the above steps again


  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith Sep 09, 2009

    My apologies i left out the four steps to start with

    You can record from an external component, such as

    a camcorder or VCR, connected to any of the

    Recorder’s external inputs.

    1. Make sure that the component you want to record

    from is connected properly to the Recorder. See

    page 14.

    2. Press AV/INPUT repeatedly to select the external

    input to record from.

    • AV1: Audio/Video Input mounted on back


    • AV2: Audio/Video Input mounted on front


    • DV: DV Input mounted on front panel.

    3. Load a recordable disc or tape.

    4. Set a recording mode as necessary by pressing

  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith Sep 09, 2009

    REC MODE repeatedly.

    DVD: XP, SP, LP or EP.

    VCR: SP or SLP



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