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Error Message E4 54037380

I keep getting the same error message [Error Message E4 54037380]. I started receiving this message after 6 months. I've cleaned the lens over and over again and I have disconnected it for hours at a time and I still get this error message. PLEASE HELP!

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Re: Error Message E4 54037380

Call manufactor and see if your serial number qualifies for a firmware upgrade.

Posted on Jan 03, 2008

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Had the same problem. Used maxell dvd-r. worked fine then problem started again. switched to Sony DVD-r 1x-16x. have made over 120 DVD with no problem. Yellow label withAccuCORE on it Just tried one of the Maxell's, still shows error, popped in Sony and running fine right now.

Posted on Aug 09, 2008

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wipe the lens gently to dont apply to much pressure on the lens.
hope that will help
truely A.S

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