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Toshiba D VR660KU DVD VCR combo

We recently purchased this recording/vhs combo to transfer some VHS tapes from our kids years ago.....I made on on a DVD+R .....the front of
the book said it takes all formats....-R or +R and of course the -Rw and +RW......I finalized as it said....gave to grandaughter and she said it
did not work in her DVD player....
As I read the "play by play" instructions, it said to insert a DVD -R in the
machine and then proceed.......why does the front of the book say it takes
both - or + and then instructions say -R.....?
Does that mean I have to always use -R.......there was something about
making the disc. VR compatable....I pushed that button as I want it to
be compatable with any DVD player.....

I was sold the +R DVD's by salesman who said they are best in all machines.....does he not have a "clue?"....
thanks for any help..
GGma

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The unit will only allow 2 hour recording on the DVD+R format. The DVD-R format is adjustable for longer recording time, just understand that the longer recording times = the lower the quality of the recording.

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