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This machine is supposed to record to DVD+R/RW however I've just bought a spindle of panasonic DVD+RW 4.7g and when i insert the disc it won't recognise them and says 'disc unknown' I've tried 3 out of the 10. I wonder if my machine is broken. It will record to DVD-R sometimes and then not play them back. We have had it over a year but only just started trying to use it. Thanks

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Your unit may be fubar. OR, it is possible that your unit is not compatible with the media you are using - try different brand to draw conclusions and be guided accordingly.

Posted on Aug 27, 2017

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SOURCE: DVD Recorder keps re-starting self test & will also not finalize discs.

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I am surprised to hear that after you replaced the IC, machine is now dead.
I think you should check your soldering, use a magnifying glass to see if you have not broken a track or shorted something.
There are some small parts surface mounted under the board near this chip.
Next , check other soldering , especially on the chopper transformer.
Third, check if you have connected the supply output connector correctly and no pins are bent.
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Posted on Nov 21, 2007

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SOURCE: Panasonic DMR-E50 won't recognise blank DVD's only

Bought my DMR E-50 from a boot fair for a tenner, with a broken door flap, which I repaired. It records and plays perfectly, but likes Philips and Verbatim DVD-R and Panasonic RAM for recording. As above, you can't use DVD-RW in this machine.

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SOURCE: Panasonic DMR-ES10 DVD Recorder- does not read discs

this unit has an optical-eye, not recording heads. opening the drawer then unplugging unit will expose the eye. never look into the eye when unit has power. this x-ray can and will burn your owh eyes lens&retina. good luck. clean with 90% isopropyl alcohol and q-tip. mch

Posted on Mar 09, 2009

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SOURCE: my panasonic DMR-ES 15 cannot read anymore!

There maybe a problem with the optic lens (dirt) try to clean it very gently with cotton, also the motor plate that holds the cd/dvd is not holding it very well so it not rotates at proper speed try to clean the both sides where the hole of the cd/dvd is when it´s inserted, if you think that you migth not have skills for that don´t do it.

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Posted on Jun 25, 2009

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SOURCE: dvd player not recognising any discs

Did You Try Taking off The Cover And Cleaning The lens With Rubbing ahocal

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