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Error code u61 will not clear, unable to reset the DMR-EZ45VEBS

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  • zen14682 Aug 04, 2008

    Hi I have the panasonic DMR-EZ45VEBS that keeps showing the error code U61, I have followed the instructions that should clesr this error code, but it still comes back. Is there a fix out there for this,or is the DVD recorder faulty.

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Hi, there was no solution to my problem with the error code U61, having talked to a Panasonic repair center it would cost £180.00 to fix this unit as the board and DVD recorder have to be replaced as one unit. It would cost me around £160.00 to buy a new one so there was no point in having it repaired.

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Hi please can anyone help i to have the same problem with error code u61..

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Paqnasonic DVD recorder Model DMR-EZ45VEBS is stuck with error code U61, and now will not play any disk. Every time I insert a disk it comes up with the error code, Problem started whnI was recording a TV...


try cleaning the OPTICAL LENS directly with a Qtip , gently rub , try again , the code U61 means a self test procedure that the unit is running according to PANASONIC tech people, good luck , AJ

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U-61 is a hardware error code. Usually means main board failure, however have found that a bad changer can also trigger that code since it connects directly to the main board.

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U61 Code will not reset - any suggestions?


Hello,

You have the same issue as the one who is posted here at Fixya. But this requires you to open the DVD cover. If the unit is still under warranty, its best to bring it to the authorized service center. If not, you can try and test this if it'll work.

http://www.fixya.com/support/t221217-u61_error_code


"I have the same problem (same error # same model of DVR).

I noticed it happened after I left a DVD in play mode and paused for a long time.

I saw a message on the Internet that error U61 can mean that the lens is unable to move (return to its normal position).

The Internet message said that person unpluged everything, then opened the cover to the DMR-ES15 (3 screws) and gently pushed the DVD head back towards the rear of the DMR-ES15.

I assume that would void his warranty, but I am considering trying it since the time to have it repaired versus the replacement cost makes the possibility of a "self-repair" attractive.

Here is part of that actual Internet message. I hope it helps you:

Yesterday, my DMR-ES15 started to malfunction, giving me the error U61.

No matter how many times I tried to press Enter, and Power On, the machine
kept re-booting with the error U61. I noticed that the drive was making some noises as if the Read head was not able to park properly.
So I decided to open up the unit and find out why.

I took out the 3 screws holding the top in place. And then moved
the drive head mechanism back (pushed it towards the back of the unit).

I then plugged the power in, turned it on, and amazingly there was no more U61 error.

I test the unit this morning again and everything seems to work properly again!"


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I HAVE A DMR-EZ45V WITH PROBLEM U61 IS THERE ANYWAY OUT OF IT

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PANASONIC DMR-ES35V have error code U61


From User guide:
U61 • There was a power failure or the AC plug was disconnected while the unit was on. The unit is carrying out its recovery process. This process restores the unit to normal operation. The unit is not broken. Wait until the message disappears.

If fail unplug and hold power button for a minute or two and turn it on and repeat.

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Error code U61 on a panasonic DMR-ES35v When I turn it on it says "Please Wait" end the code U61 occurs after som while.


The manual refers to the U61 as being a recovery mode. Have you left it at U61 for a period of time while it tries to recover?
U61 ≥There was a power failure or the AC plug was disconnected while the unit was on. The unit is
carrying out its recovery process. This process restores the unit to normal operation. The unit is not
broken. Wait until the message disappears.
You could always try to force it into standby mode and back out again:
Press [í/I, POWER] on the main unit to switch the unit to standby.
Now press [í/I, POWER] on the main unit again to turn the unit on.
If that doesn't take care of it, everything thing I've found points toward a replacement of components inside the system by a repair service. Hopefully you are still under warranty!

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Dear stds ~ My DVD Recorder Keeps Opening & Closeing The Tray A Gives An Error Message Saying ~ Repair Has Failed ~
DVD Recorder ~ DMR ES46V Panasonic ~
Error Message ~ U61 !
If Possible To Resolve ~
Please Do !
Before I Buy A New One !
Please Respond ASAP To ~ glvw@nyc.rr.com
Thanks !

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For U61 errors:
Turn unit off
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UMM the DVD top lid uses FOUR screws. The entire DVD drive is bolted to the chassis with 3 screws.

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