Question about Philips DVDR3455/37 DVD Recorder/HDD Recorder
I have had this unit for over 1 year. Its a Philips DVDR3455/37. The past few weeks the dvd player has been buggy. As in it won't open when the button is pressed. Then yesterday it would not come up to the playing state. I have unplugged it and let it set for some time then plugged it back in. It gets to the name philips and stops. No response from the remote or the on off switch on the front of the unit. If I unplug it and plug it back in I get the time on the display. Then turn it on and it goes to the Philips display and stops. It seems like a firmware hang but not sure. I also hear a noise like the dvd wanting to move the tray but not sure. As it is out of warranty I could open it up but don't know what to look for.
Thanks for your help on this matter.
I had the same problem - and here is how I fixed it.
When it was booting/re-booting I ejected the disk (I needed it out anyway since I assumed the unit was dead.) After ejecting the disk it display "load" on the unit. I read in another message board that this means the unit is looking for the firmware disk. I went to http://www.usasupport.philips.com/productDocuments.html?ProductCode=DVDR3455H/37&subCat=DVD_HARDDISK_RECORDERS_SU_US_CONSUMER
I followed the instructions to make the "upgrade CD" and inserted into my DVR. My unit then powered up normally. I went ahead and upgraded the software and it did happen again (the re-boot cycle) until I entered the date/time.
Posted on Jun 05, 2008
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