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My DMR-ES40V Panasonic fell to the carpet dangling from the wire still plugged.Now the unit will not turn on.The plug on the back of the unit is OK.I tested it with another unit

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Sadly, that could be the death knell on this unit as something may have broken internally; possibly rendering the unit U/S.

These can be extremely expensive to replace any fractured boards (and other broken parts) in - making the overall repair uneconomical. And in the event of any broken boards/parts replaced, there is no guarantee that the unit will be as reliable after that as when it was new.

If you decide to submit the unit to a service centre, be warned, if you tell them it fell to the floor, they may tell you the same thing as I did above (although they might not put it quite so nicely). Even if you convince them to take on the repair work, it may be expensive; more than the cost of a new DVD recorder.

Up to you, but save yourself the agony (and the expense) - bin this unit or keep it for parts (or try to find a similar WORKING unit on eBay to replace your broken one).

Accidents will happen; most times unavoidably. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news.

Posted on May 29, 2011

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