Question about Philips CDR770 CD Recorder
My CD recorder plays alright, but will not record, and shows OPC error. Also the top of the machine becomes quite hot after 30 minutes of turning it on.
Your laser is on it's way out. You can try some service diagnostics but it's likely you need a new laser.
Posted on Dec 07, 2007
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OPC: Stands for Optical Processing Calibration.
When you see this message in the Information
Display for the Record DeckK, it means
that the laser transport inside the unit is making
the calibrations and adjustments needed so that
the recording process is optimized for the specific
disc in use.
When an unfinalized CD-R or CD-RW disc is
placed in the Record Deck%, the letters
OPCwill flash once the Table of Contents has
been read. This indicates that the unit is optimizing
its circuits for maximum compatibility with
the specific recordable disc in use. the number
and total running time of any tracks that have
already been recorded will appear in the
Information DisplayK, and the appropriate
indicator SPwill light to tell you if a CD-R or
CD-RW disc is in use.
To Finalize a disc, place it in the Record
Drawer%. Once the disc's Table of Contents
information has been read and the OPC process
has been completed, press the Finalize button
E@and note that the Finalize Indicator
Uwill begin to flash. Within three seconds,
press the Select button9*and note that
the Finalize IndicatorUwill stop flashing.
The Finalization process will take up to two
minutes, depending on the length of material
recorded on the disc. During the Finalization
process the Record Deck will not accept any
Usually answered in minutes!