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Recording problem Hi, Just wondering if you could help" in very easy terms"why I don't seem to be able to record on the dvd+rw 1-4x 4.7gb discs I have purchased. It keeps coming up unrecordable disc and I read somewhere about formating the disc but it still comes up the same. The book says I should be able to use these discs, so I really don't know where to go from here. I can record on a dvd-r disc no problem, so why not the rewritable ones. Thanks for any help.

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Re: recording problem

Yes cant use those rw use dvd +r memerex best ok on sale too this week best buy 1299 50 pack ok

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Disc say cant record,what disc do i buy

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On the front of the unit it will say either DVD-R, DVD-RW,
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The R means Record once The RW means record erase record again.
RW is more expensive. It is important to get the + or - correct.
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You might like to know that this recorder works well with DVD+R, DVD-R and DVD-RW but is known to not work well with DVD+RW. This is likely to be the main cause of your problem if you experience these problems and find it happens mostly with DVD+RW.

If the problem occurs across all formats a DVD cleaning disk should help the problem.

Hope this helps. Please do rate my answer. Thanks.

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Somtimes if you change brands of dvds will help!

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Emerson DVD recorder EWR20V4 My DVD Recorder will not record on DVD-r or DVD-rw disc of any brand.Displays can not record on this disc. Shows E24 At the bottom of diplay.

The problem is likely that you are using 8x/2x media. Though the booklet does not say it, the burner does not support anything above 4x for DVD-R and 1x for DVD-RW. Calling their tech support can (possibly) get an update for this problem. Otherwise, the burner cannot use anything but outdated media.

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