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ON SCREEN DISPALY SHOWS TRAY IS LOCKED Hi, I have a panasonic dmr-e50dvd recorder, placed a disk in tray, it said: read and nothing more , on trying to open disk drawer has no response, switch off at mains for 2 minutes switch back on makes a few mechanical noises and displays recover message and remains so indefinitely with no response from remote control , is there a way of releasing the drawer in any way?

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Don't know if this will work for you, but I unplugged the player then plugged it back in again whlie holding down the power button. The player did not power up until I released the power button and pressed it again. That did it.

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