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have you tried resetting both machines, also if they where stored somewhere cool and then brought into a warmer area it may just be condensation, if this is the case leve the machine to acclimatise for an hour first.
To reset power up and remove all discs, then press and hold the Stop button on the machine and then press the power button, the unit will power off and will be reset to factory default.

Sony RDR-HX520... | Answered on Dec 08, 2013

This is the problem with video formats.
Convert the existing videos to (.mkv) or (.vob) and plug the device to your drive.It will surely work.
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Sony RDR-HX520... | Answered on Jan 15, 2011

Must used a philip screw driver take out all the screws to the dvd player.Must take the DVD player aparts.Take aparts out the dvd player guard shield to the dvd drive to take out the dvd dic or dics out.Don't push the open button any more,the disc or discs is jamming ur dvd door tray.Will burn out ur disc tray motor,if u keep trying push the open button,trying opening it that way.

Sony RDR-HX520... | Answered on Sep 24, 2010

if the disc no longer loads on your computer with the data it was suppose to have been written too it may be a finalizing error and you would want to make sure you have all the updated drivers and are using compatible software for it. If after burning the disc it is not being read on other dvd players and is not being read by your own dvd drive on computer or player than it is definitely a hardware problem and will most likely need to be replaced or returned if still under warranty

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Sony RDR-HX520... | Answered on Sep 09, 2010

If the DVD asembly is the same as for model RDR-HX510, the part number is 1-797-247-12 and costs: $358.56 with a refund of $145 upon the return of the defective unit. Pricing was from tritronicsinc.com a Sony parts distributor. (I could not find a listing for the HX520 model)

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Sony RDR-HX520... | Answered on Oct 05, 2009

Most DVD recorders have a "Scart" input. I assume your VHS has one also. conect a scart lead form the VHS to "Input" scart on DVD recorder. Select the "scource" of viewing on the DVD to "Scart", press record on the DVD and "Play" on the VHS and away you go. You should be able to view whats happening on your T.V. when you select the scart that the DVD is connected to on it.

Sony RDR-HX520... | Answered on Sep 13, 2009

If it came with batteries replace them with new Duracell batteries. The batteries are probably Chinese, low quality and partially drained.

It is never good to use Universal remotes. These days people buy Facsimile remotes which are a clone of the original will all the same buttons and features as the original.


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Hi John, I searched under "error code 71101 sony VCR" you'll get quite a few hits including fixya but there are several others which could be worth a look.

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