Question about Panasonic DMR-EZ48VK DVD Recorder
Depending on the formats of the discs you tried, and assuming they are the correct ones for this machine, it sounds very much like a defective DVD drive and/or software within the unit. If it is under warranty take it to an authorised service agent/workshop for assessment to see if it needs a new drive or not. If it isn't reading any discs, and the unit is brand new, it would most likely be the drive which would be at fault.
Posted on Feb 01, 2011
I have 2 PANA DMR-EZ48V recorders. Most of the DVD problems are due to the 'laser' being dirty. It's easy to fix !!
1) Remove top cover (2 screws L & R and 3 rear)
2) Remove top cover of DVD drive (4 screws) and lift off from rear.
3) Clean 'laser' with a SOFT Q-TIP using alchohol ... tape head cleaner works well ... and buff dry with other end of Q-TIP. MAKE SURE NOT TO USE MUCH PRESSURE WHEN DOING THIS !!!!!
4) While you're at it, clean out any dust or dirt and make sure that the 2 chrome shafts are lightly lubricated.
5) Clean disc spindle with remaining solution on Q-TIP.
6) Put it all back together and plug it in !!!
I've had to do this just about once a year, and it seems to work for me.
Posted on Feb 26, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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