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When recording the dvd player pauses all by its self then wont record

Every time i try to record on my dvd-r recorder the player will pause all by its self then will stop recording ive had it for a year and never tried to record untill recently and now i cant

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It might be possible to update the firmware via CD, which may be able to get around certain hardware issues, however I doubt whether it will fix the problem. I have a lot of experience with these units, and in most cases it ends up being the laser or the laser main/driver board. If you know of anyone that can re-work the surface mount componentry, it is worth a try. If these options are not available to you and your unit is out of warranty, it is a throwaway job or sell on internet as faulty. Hope this helps...


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Make sure your Sony input signal is on L1 or L3 (the inputs in back of recorder) or on L2 which is for inputs for cameras(located in front).Once you get a signal, you're where you need to be. Choose your recording mode for recording speed (pull down the flap on the remote control for this button and also the input button).
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