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When setting up Timer recordings via the "Guide" (many over Christmas and NOT overlapping) some record OK and others do not - the timed programme seems to start and continues for about 4 hours, way beyond the set recording time , but nothing is recorded - any ideas?

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  • R E Jan 07, 2011

    This is the second Toshiba unit I have had. The first one was returned with exactly the same problems. ie - Timer overrunning and no recording, on an intermittent basis - I believe the recording may be OK if the TV is left on standby, but surely this should not be necessary as witnessed by the fact that sometimes the recording is OK with the TV switched off. Also if there is a short in the timer unit , why would this be cured by a new remote?

  • R E Jan 11, 2011

    May have solved the problem by leaving the TV on standby all the time - Would'nt have thought that it should be necessary to have the TV on (standby)though

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Hello frary..... You may have a short inside the timer causing this problem. Call the service provider and report the problem. Generally they will just provide a new remote since you are a valued customer. Joe

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Posted on Jan 05, 2011

  • Joe Hogan Jan 08, 2011

    any luck yet?

  • Joe Hogan Jan 11, 2011

    how did you make out?

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