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Can not read the disc if recorder is disconected before finish finalize

The electricity was gone while the disc was finalizing so it's not finished finalizing. The DVD recorder can not read the disc any more after this accident. How can I fix this problem? It also has the similar problem if the electricity was gone before it finished recording.

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What do you mean the power went out if it did while the disc was burning then the disc is now a coaster (no good)

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Allthough The DVD's I have were made on the DRVCR900, they now cannot be played on it, I'm thinking that the finishing process never took place in order to code it to play on all devices, is there...


Hi,
Finishing / finalizing DVD should be on the DVD recorder that you recorded previously..
Put it back in..
go to MENU
and look for FINALIZE title under RECORDING menu..
and select it OK ,let it finalize..then you can play it in any DVD player..
one note ..do you know that this recorder can only record to DVD-R
DVD-RW discs...as Write support..not the ones +R/RW

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I record a program, I can play it & see it on the same recorder, but, If I play the DVD on any other DVD Player, an error message says " Improper Disc" or it won't read the DVD. What...


After you finish recording you have to finalize the disc before you can play it in another DVD player.The owners manual will have a section to tell you how to finalize the disc. WARNING!!! Once you have finalized the disc you will no longer be able to record on it. If this helps please rank me and leave a comment. I do not get paid in any way but I like doing this and want to make sure I am helping. I am adding a link where you can download the manual in case you lost it.



http://www.instructionsmanuals.com/modelo-2819-en-DVD+recorders.htm

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Vcr/dvd when can i finalize my disc iam recording i have a magnavox combo before i starte or after tapeing


Finalizing means that you're finished and you won't be putting anything else on the disc. Finalize it after you're done so it will play on other DVD players. If you have a rewriteable DVD, then you can go back and erase it and record over it later even though you've finalized it. If you have a -R or +R only, then you can't and whatever is on it when you finalize it will be on it forever..

Dec 08, 2009 | Philips Magnavox DVD/VCR Dual Player

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I am recording fron VHS to DVD. When I am finished and push the stop button, How can I tell how much space is on the DVD to record something else and how do I finish the dik so it can't be recordered over


JVC DVD Recorder – Finalizing and disc space
First, you will need to know if the program was recorded in XP mode, SP mode, LP mode, or EP mode. To find out how much room there is left, put the dvd in the tray and press the Disc Menu/List button on the JVC remote. This will display the title and how long it is - write that number down. It will also say either "XP,SP, LP, or EP" - write down that mode. In XP mode, a DVD will hold 1 hr and 20 mins worth of prgramming - MAXIMUM. SP mode = 2 hours. LP mode = 4 hours. EP = 6 hours. So, if your program is one hour, and you recorded in LP mode, you have 4 - 1 = 3 hours of space left for recording on that disc.

If you finalize a disc, you will no longer be able to add more programs to that disc, unless the disc is a + or - RW disc. Also note that finalization requires some disc space, so if you recorded a program that is exactly 1hr and 20 mins long, and you recorded it in XP mode, then the disc will probably not finalize correctly.

That being said, the finalization directions are on p. 23 of your manaul: Title --> Finalize --> => --> find finalize --> Enter --> OK --> Enter

Now it will play on other players.

Here is a link to the user manual:
http://resources.jvc.com/Resources/00/00/93/LPT1133-001A.pdf

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Dec 31, 2008 | JVC DR-MV7 DVD Recorder/VCR

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Dvd disc recorded on dvd recorder wont play on any other dvd players


make sure you have 'finalized' the disc.. this prepares the DVD in a special way to be used on other players... without finalization the disc is almost just like an extra disc drive and you can continue adding material until it is full

'Finalize Disc' will be a menu option in your writing software but it may be called something else but whatever it is there should be a little explanation attached to it explaining that it is to 'finish' the disc for use on another player

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Finalizing dvd


Once the disc is in the drive.

Press SETUP
Goto Disc Options Press OK
Select Finalize Press OK

Wait until it is finished.

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DVD will not finalize


I have found that any disc faster than 4X will not finalize. 8x disc will record but not finalize. 16X disc will not even record. I haven't been able to find any D VD+R 4X. 4X disc work fine and will finalize if you can find any.

Mar 16, 2008 | RCA DRC8295 DVD Recorder/VCR Combo

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Disc Finalize stuck at 99%


press OK button on the remote of the DVD to take finalize 99% off the screen , then EXIT button

Mar 01, 2008 | RCA DRC8335

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Finalizing


All units are different but you'll insert the disc to be finalized,
go into your disc menu, edit disc and you should see a finalize disc.

The disc will finalize (this usually takes a few minutes).
You will no longer be able to record on this disc so make sure you are finished with it!
If the disc is not finalized, you will not be able to play it in any DVD player other than the one you recorded it in!

I know it's not step by step but I hope this helps :)

Jan 08, 2008 | Philips Magnavox MWR20V6 DVD Recorder/VCR

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