Question about LG RC897T DVD Recorder/VCR Combo
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
you need to replace the dvd loader(the whole setup, the draw/tray,laser sled assy ,etc) statewide sell
parts for lg.unless you know an authorised lg repair agent.too bad you dont know me, lol.
(ps,its not in the manual,cuz there is nothing you can really do about it without serviceing the unit)
Posted on Oct 10, 2008
SOURCE: dvd/vcr recorder stops recording
I finally got word back from a pal at LG regarding this issue as where I work we are getting these and as of Friday had about 18 to 20 units with this issue.
LG told us that this has to do with the encoding with the commercials (a one time record issue) on the one time record disks (DVD-R and DVD+R) now their "TEMP" fix for this is to used DVD-RAM or DVD-RW disks (these are not regular -RW they have a encoding CPMsomething I don't remember right now) but they will update us when they have a permanent solution. I will get the type of disk for the -RW on monday and post it here for everyone.
Posted on Nov 09, 2008
Code numbers of controllable TVs
If more than one code number is listed, try entering
them one at a time until you find the one that works
with your TV.
Manufacturer Code Number
LG / GoldStar 1 (Default), 2
Zenith 1, 3, 4
Samsung 6, 7
Sony 8, 9
Posted on Apr 06, 2009
Even though the power light may be off the unit is still on. It will be warm on top. Unplug the unit for 30 minutes and plug it back in, that will usually reset it.
Posted on Dec 03, 2009
You need to replace faulty cheap capacitors on the power supply board (one or two will be bulging on the top, with or without a brown exudate; see picture). This costs only a couple of dollars, or you can replace the power supply board for about $50.
Posted on Jan 09, 2011
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