DMR-EH55 DVD recorder is not able to read DVDs any more
After about a year, the DVD drive is not able to read DVDs. The recommendations I see on your site say that the lens should be cleaned. How can I get to the lens to clean it? I took off the cover, but the DVD drive does not appear to be easy to open up to get to see the lens.
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I don't have a solution but I am having the same problem (same model DMR-E80H). It will read finalized dvds but won't recognize or play blank or non-finalized dvds. About a year ago I had to replace the hard drive . . . I'm just assuming that the dvd recorder is just slowly breaking down and will need some kind of repair of certain components. (I think we bought it new in 2003/2004?)
If you receive your channels through your local cable company, nothing will change. The DMR-EH55 will continue to work normally. If you receive your channels with your rooftop antenna you'll need a Digital to Analog TV Converter Box. The unit itself will not receive digital signals directly.
If you put a disk in and it just clicks several times, it's more than likely the spindle motor. It's best just to replace the DVD drive. My own theory is that when you record in the high speed mode, it is just too much for the spindle motor to handle over time. I keep my record speed in the standard mode to play it safe.
i have panasonic DMR-eh55 dvd and for the first time when i played that it was in japanies language thus i tried to convert the language in to english through remote control i selected one by one thus suddenly there came a message U302 and now when i play my dvd and as i press remote control it show on dvd screen U302. please how my remote will work again and how can i get the solution so that my remote control works....