Question about Sony RDR-HX725 DVD Recorder/HDD Recorder
Try replacing the red sata cable which runs from the HDD under the DVD drive to the main board on the right-hand side. these are a common problem on these models, there cheap and unreliable. you can purchase a better quality cable from a computer store for little money. HDD ERROR is'nt necessery an HDD fault as i found out with my rdr-hx525. if however the HDD is faulty and you buy a replacement, once installed you will need to pair the new HDD with the unit by entering the service mode by unplugging the AC then while holding down open/close and play together then re-insert the AC lead while still holding open/close and play and wait until you see an "S" in the display then let go and the service mode will appear on the tv screen. go to no.9 HDD mode, press enter then go to no.3 Write ID then it will say "execute write ID?" yes and press enter and then it will say "writing HDD serial ID.... OK" once this is done, exit the service mode by keeping your finger on the power button for approx 10secs. your DVD recorder should now recognise the new HDD. if you don't follow this process, you will still have an HDD error message as your DVD recorder will have your old HDD installed and won't recognise your new one. given the amount of time since you posted this fault, you may still have the unit in question in which case i hope this solution is helpful, or for anyone else with the same problem.
Posted on Nov 24, 2008
This is what ive done, put the ac cable out then reconnect, when ur see welcome in the display, quickly press ''eject and play'' and hold them till u herd the hard sound of the van, then release the buttons and wait till the number 5 is on the display, u should see a menu screen like a bios, press 9, 1 time then press 4 to format, if it shows NG, then return and press 5, its called '' Format Check'' , if this doesnt work either then ur hard drive is broken, if it works with format u should wait couple minutes, if it works with format check u should wait 10 minutes, when its done press return and unplugg the ac cable, i hope this information is useful good luck
Posted on Jul 08, 2008
My 725 completely locked up and the only cure was to leave it overnight unplugged.Plug it back in next day and all is well.See buzzbomb5 posting.On one of Sony's web pages it made reference to the noise this machine makes in standby,and suggested turning off the auto clock.I have since done this and would you believe it, no problem for over a week now.Perhaps someone from Sony can suggest if this is the cure for the problem,and, if there is a fix, so i can use auto clock again.
Posted on Feb 03, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
- If the error message is "Print Unable ZC", refer to: "Print Unable ZC"
1. Power the machine off by holding down the power button. Wait a few seconds and then power the machine back on.
-If no error message appears on your machine's display, go to Step 2.
- If the error changed to "Self-Diagnostic" on your machine's display, contact brother for warranty service.
-If "Print Unable 0A" returns, contact brother for warranty service.
2. Leave the machine with power ON for 15 minutes.
- If "Self-Diagnostic" or "Print Unable 0A" returns, contact brother for warranty service..
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