Question about Panasonic DMR-E85H DVD Recorder
Sounds like failing capacitors. Here is a thread with some helpful suggestions for your unit.
if you have any other questions let me know.
Posted on May 11, 2010
Ok, this is caused by a bad HDD, what happens is it gets a bad "Read" and it cannot recover, the error so it throws up that error message. You should replace your HDD, it is an easy job, Or Panasonic will repair ANY problem for around $140.00.
Try holding the Channel Up and Down buttons on the unit at the same time. If you can get it to reset, set your clock manually and turn DST OFF.
user manual below.
Above is a how to fix your E85H...
Power supply capacitor replacement advice, descriptions and step-by-step photos are found in several earlier threads. Here is one of them:
Notice that some descriptions and photos are specific to the DMR-EH85.
Here is a CD Freaks post addressing "Please Wait" and failure of the hard drive to "spin up" due to failed power supply capacitors in a DMR-EH85:
The most recent information concerning repair or exchange of Panasonic recorders is found in this thread:
Posted on May 09, 2010
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