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Recording Late I have multiple weekly timed recordings set up - yet, it never fails they never start recording on-time. For example - it is supposed to start recording at 6pm and it might start instead at 6:09 or 6:55 - then it still records for the scheduled amount of time (so, records for 1 hour even if it starts 45 min late). It is never the same amount of time that it starts late, it NEVER starts actually on-time and it does this whether the HDD is totally empty or not. Do you have any suggestions?!? . . .

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Check your automatic clock setting. If it is on automatic, set it to manual, and set the date and time on the recorder. It may be picking up an unreliable time setting from a station that is not too accurate.
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