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JVC DR-MX1S We have been having problems with the above machine, it will not play or record, when we try to select navigate it just starts loading then shuts down.

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  • Ralph R Apr 28, 2008

    I have the same problem on the Hard Disk Drive. Funnily enough it runs playlists ok from the HDD but won't access the programmes that the playlists draw on.



    Curiously if I go into Navigation & then select NAME at the bottom, I can view all of the titles on there as thumbnails, complete with sound!



    I've been having a look round the net and have found a number of links describing what is essetially the same problem across a plethora of JVC models, though it appears to have affected the dvd drive in a number of cases.



    On the following link (which runs to 18 pages on a forum site) they reckon its down to the capacitors on the circuit boards not being able to handle the heat generated by the unit itself.



    http://forum.videohelp.com/topic255081.h...



    The following also relate:



    http://www.amazon.com/review/product/B00...



    http://www.ciao.co.uk/JVC_DR_MX1S__67103...



    Interestingly enough JVC America acknowledged this as a known fault on a number of models:



    http://support.jvc.com/consumer/support/...





    My DVD recorder has experienced green or white noise in the picture display followed by the word Loading flashing continuously on the front panel. Unplugging the unit clears the "Loading" indication and restores normal operation. How can I prevent these symptoms from re-occurring?

    Models: DR-MV1S, DR-M10S, DR-MH30S, DRMX1S, SR-MV30U



    A limited number of units of certain models of DVD recorders (Models-DR-MV1S, DR-M10S, DR-MH30S, DRMX1S, SR-MV30U) have experienced the symptoms described. While manually resetting the unit, as set forth in the question, restores normal operation, the symptoms may reappear. JVC has identified the cause of these symptoms and will make the necessary adjustments to affected units to eliminate the likelihood that the symptoms reappear. Adjustments will be made free of charge at JVC Factory Service Centers. If the Factory Service Center technician determines that the symptoms are unrelated to the adjustment, you will be sent an estimate of repair charges which you can either accept or decline. Click the Factory Service Center link at top left of this page to obtain your nearest location. Please call 1-800-252-5722 and select option 4-3 if you have any questions regarding this process.



    I've e-mailed JVC UK about this and they say it will be a chargeable repair from the nearest service centre. uriously the forum suggests JVC America repaired out of warranty machines for free too.



    Just hoping it is the capacitors & I don't lose the content of the HD disk.



    But I shall be challenging them on the chargeable repair.



    Ralph

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I have the JVC DR-MX1S DVD Recorder / VCR Combo. Recently, after connecting to my new ONKYO 706 receiver, the VCR doesn't seem to work. I can put tapes in and they appear to be rolling, but I don't get any video or audio. I have the Receiver set to the device that I have the component cables connected to in the back. Any ideas. I can see and hear media from the HDD and from the DVD... just nothing from the VCR.

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This machine has a lot of problems. One thing that often works is to turn it off and unplug it for a couple of minutes. Then plug it in again. Then it will say "loading" for quite a while. Leave it alone until it turns itself on. Then it should be okay. If the couple of minutes doesn't work, sometimes unplugged overnight (same method) works, but then you have to reset everything.

Posted on Feb 20, 2008

  • subgenre Feb 20, 2008

    Whoops ... I meant to type "Leave it alone until it turns itself OFF. Then it should be okay.

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