I picked up a used Phillips CD recorder. Works fine, but stops after 45-50 minutes, with message "update." Then goes to Disc Error and am unable to finalize. I cleaned the unit and tried every CD-R on the market. When I put in a Phillips CD-r I get a "wrong disc" error. Would love to be able to use the entire disc instead of just 45 minutes of it.
Apologies if you are already aware of this, but are you using 'audio' CDRs? If yes then this is probably a hardware problem, particularly if the 45-50 minutes is consistent across different makes of 'audio' disc. If the problem Philips CDR was definitely an audio grade disc, this also implies a hardware problem rather than a media related one. In that case I can only suggest you ask a repair shop to investigate.
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That is best discussed with the Philips support people as there could be a reset procedure. I have never heard of this but you may have caused the unit to enter a different mode by doing an overburn attempt.
MANUAL RECORDING FROM COMPUTER HEADPHONE SOCKET.. FIRST RIGHT LEAD REQUIRED YOU NEED STEREO 3.5mm stero jack plug to lef right phono male leads...
prepare for manual record place jack in computer headphone socket. check correct socket play track on computer their should be no sound. if sound present in wrong socket... if ok place phono left right into analogue aux inputs on cdr recorder.next make shure you have blank scratch free cd .next press ext(ernal) source repeatedly until the required input is selected i.e digital analogue optical etc..when auto track is on the disk will number automatically.with auto track on it their needs to be 2.7 second gap to rec number change. with the recorder stopped press rec type five times to enter in the manual record standby mode. manual start s to flash and the display shows REC EXT MAN followed by WAIT.after a few seconds press record . play the source track ie on your computer to set record level on cd recorder.. adjust audio card settings or volume control on pc etc .rotate easy jog/enter key until on the record /play level bar all the blue led are alight but not the red( clipping) display shows xx decibel eg 3bd. stop the source material (track on computer get ready to record ii.e to start track again..to start recording set you track going wilst pressing RECORD on the cd recorder, and immediatley the source material playing. the track number and recording time left appear in display . if check input message is displayed check the connections are correct etc .to stop recording press stop on cd recorder . update lights up and arrow goes out. after recording display will show UPDATE FOR SEVERAL SECONDS WRITTING TOC.. IF YOU WANT TO PLAY THIS DISC ON NORMAL CD PLAYERS YOU NEED TO FINALIZE THE TRACK . HOPE THIS HELPS..yammandan.
this depends on what make of disc mostly the philips machines only work with their own brand of disc try placing an original disc if thats ok then its the blank cd that you are useing got to be philips brand
the recorder philips cdr-778 put my 80 min sony cd-r audio in it start recording 20 second on track 1 go to track 2 for 20 second then stops goes to update some times it reads no disc when installing the disc we have been recording at the Church for the past 2 years
Brand of disk or bad laser alignment can cause this. if you have changed brands of disks go back to the others and if you have not then laser alignment is the most likely cause and can be fixed by a certified technician in this field.