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Ilo DVDR05 Problem Found

Hi everyone, I've been seeing a lot of people having problems with this DVDR. I've taken a look at a few and the components of the power supply are at fault. This poor design leads to many malfunctions like: DVD tray won't open, Squealing or winy noises when turned on, Power won't come on, Screen freezes, Screen turns different colors, DVD NO BURNS, No disc errors, plus more. I've made a webpage explaining how to fix the power supply your self. If yours is working get it away from the heat, like other VCRs or Top of TV this little thing can't handle much heat.

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  • Anonymous Jan 24, 2007

    The power supply is mainly at fault when somthing goes bad with these DVDrs, If,,,,You have been using your dvdr05 for quite awhile and it's been around other electronics and was left on all the time then the heat is taking it's toll on your unit. Once the power supply starts to go bad (which they all will) strange thing will happen like I listed above. This is becuase the power supply is sending too much to too little power to the main board. On the site there's a code that shows what the voltage of each wire should be, You could check this, to see if it's off. if off just a little if won't work right.
    With that said, I havn't seen one yet that has audio channels out. I'm sure it's repairable but not for the average person to try as it intails taking out the main board. Then finding the problem with a Oscilloscope to repair it.
    You should try recording a couple more times, change your audio cables to you INPUTS, You said you heard a sound what it from the dvd tray, or somthing else.

  • Anonymous Feb 07, 2007

    I moved this site to:

  • DLWinNM Feb 16, 2008

    What happened to the fixnit guide?

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2008

    there is only one thing wrong here you go to your new site and you see nuthin but another bunch of links and a girl

  • Anonymous May 06, 2009

    "no disc" problem-now a problem trying to use this link-is there another site? I would like to check out the power supply problem!

  • Alan Timperley
    Alan Timperley May 11, 2010

    Hey, I don't know if you still get on Fix Ya! or not but if you do I was trying to check out the links for the Ilo DVD-R, but none of them work anymore, and I was trying to get info on the DVD-R repair.


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Check the capacitors on the power supply board to see if any one has begun to blow-up (the top is pushed up). My unit had 2200uf at c20 position starting to go bad. Unit would keep clock time but push the On button the unit would say Hello but would then not return No Disk but rather lock-up. Hope this helps.

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