Question about Sony RDR-HX715 DVD Recorder

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Sony rdr-hx715 says cannot record this picture while trying to record tv. Nothing records, not even commercials. used to work. hooked up to new tv same way. dosent work now. record light goes on. thumbnail appears in title list. blank screen and no audio plays back

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  • icemanfred Sep 04, 2010

    Correct input was selected.

    I have used this unit for a few years. so I am familar with it operation.

    Dont know what is going on now.

    I think the key is the mesage "cannot record this picture."



    copyright protection cant be the answer cause nothing records.

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If the disc no longer loads on your computer with the data it was suppose to have been written too it may be a finalizing error and you would want to make sure you have all the updated drivers and are using compatible software for it. If after burning the disc it is not being read on other dvd players and is not being read by your own dvd drive on computer or player than it is definitely a hardware problem and will most likely need to be replaced or returned if still under warranty

hope this helps
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Posted on Sep 05, 2010

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Hi.

The DVDR may be tuned on a different input. Ensure that the DVR is tuned on the TV input. Press CH- until you reach input line if the DVR is tuned on TV , otherwise the DVR will try recording from its own antenna input on one of the channels, that probably are not programmed on DVR internal tuner.

Here the manual.

Posted on Sep 04, 2010

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