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Power outage - recorder broken?

Hi people,

Last night we had a power outage, after a lamp popped / short circuited. When we got the power back on, the DVD recorder didn't work properly any more. The status is as follows:
- The fan at the back still works, and the display clock is shown. (it does have power). Also, the SCART signal loop from the antenna to the TV does work.
- However, the clock doesn't change, it remains at 18:00. Additionally, the machine doesn't respond to any button (Stand by / On, etc.), nor does it respond to the remote, or the 'reset to factory settings'-button (press >>| for 5 seconds).

Has anybody had the same problem, and if so, what should I do?
I could open it up myself, but I'm not an expert. However, I'd prefer the cheaper solution to the expensive expert ;-)

Thanx for any help in advance!

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Hi;

One week ago we had the same problem. And I Send the machine To Technical Service. They Changed the harddrive and reprogrammed the mainboard. Now it plays&record very well. I think U must send it to Samsung Technical Service.

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Firat

Posted on Mar 08, 2008

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