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Samsung DVD-HR725 DVD Recorder 160GB

After I switch on the Samsung recorder-> DVD is blinking, HDD is on, display is showing "load" and nothing happens afterwards. It would be great to get some ideas how to solve this. Many thanks in advance.

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  • passy34 Jul 02, 2008

    I moved the Recorder from one TV to another and now it will not move beyond the 'load' stage. Nothing works.

  • wnverhoef Jul 11, 2008

    Same problem here, stuck at load when I turn it on. Won't open either, just says 'open' on the display but doesn't do anything.

    Kinda weird that the player responds to the remote control, but won't do anything else :)

    Tried pulling plug but didn't help, alas.

  • beerbelly100 Oct 01, 2008

    I have the same problem. tried holding the power button put this didn't solve it.

  • Jaysus Jan 19, 2009

    My problem exactly. After I switch on the Samsung recorder-> DVD is blinking, HDD is on, display is showing "load" and nothing happens afterwards. So if I understand the situation correctly, this is now an object for the scrapyard? I had a almost full disk with things I really would like to save.


  • Anonymous Feb 04, 2009

    Same problem here for over a year.

    This is a piece of **** !
    None of the solutions will work.
    Im afraid its just a brick now and Samsung sure as hell wont replace it. so Bye bye 200 euros.

  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2009

    I have HR725 with the same problem, I do find that if I pull the plug for aprox 2min it clears it.


  • ronv461 Feb 20, 2009

    I cannot play any of the CDs that I have copied on other machines.

    I have been told that cheaper machuines will play any disc.

    can any body tell my why?? if this is so it is not worth buying expensive models.

  • Anonymous May 06, 2009

    My samsung dvd HR 720 during a recording session just turns completly off if i set for 1 hr 2 hrs 2.5 hrs still the same problem. please help


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The main processor card is not running. There is a small controller card for the display that starts correctly and wait the signal from the main processor. This signal never comes.The solution is simple: replace the cpu board! :-(

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I have other problem but I know how to solve the 'load' problem. Just hold on to power on button for 4-10 seconds, the player will turn off and reset itself. Mostly this will solve the problem. Problem most likely due to incompatible disc or the menu selection jump to quickly. Hope this help.

My problem is that my recorder no longer output any sound, just like that!! Any help will be appreciated.

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