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Did you solve problem with the RCA DVD/Recorder?

Hello Ziggy1. My name is Robert. leaf1@LeafLover.com I think you can upgrade the Firmware on this unit so it will use the current blank DVDs, I think these are 16x ? I also have this player and would like to upgrade mine. I thought I would need to call RCA and find out how to download new Firmware and then write it to a DVD and then run it on the player to upgrade the Firmware? What do you think?

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  • Leaf1 Jul 19, 2008

    Operating System? I am talking about an RCA DVD Recorder model DRC-8295. It is a little older and will only allow recording to 8x (slower) blank DVDs. But, I believe I can download new firmware to my pc... write it on a dvd... and then run it on the DVD recorder in order to upgrade the firmware on the device. This way allowing use of blank DVDs 16x, I think, that are available for sale. The slower DVDs are not even available to purchase anymore, I think. Any advice?

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Hello there,
I don't quite understand what your asking,
What Operating System do you have?
What model and make do you have?
what writing tasks are you trying to perform?

please reply thanks

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  • Verne Koti Jul 19, 2008

    For an objective look at your machines capabilities

    Try search these reveiw links,



    http://www.hobbydo.com/home-theater/dvd-...



    http://www.videohelp.com/dvdrecorders?DV...



    I found the were many questions on the subject of dvd recorders and I also read a couple of the better reveiws on your machine,

    The links cover many issues and how to deal with them,

    the firmware update may only be available from the manufacturer,

    maybe another models' drivers will give you the functionality,

    so many models around have update sites that seem to be difficult to navigate thru to the correct spot to get what your looking for,



    As far as the disk type should be DVD+R/RW

    some work better than others but I was basing my brandfindings on Verbatim disk,

    I've used for back up disks for customers lots over the years,

    they work nice and are a reasonable price too.



    Hope this helps,

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