Question about Samsung SSC DVR Digital Video Recorder with 80 Gb Removable Hard Drive

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Wan't boot up

Watching the harddrive I see the green lite on and the amber lite comes on and in a short time nothing happens    I still have A camera hooked up and can see the camera working threw the monitor but the dvr never boots all the way up

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  • Rgcia May 07, 2008

    my dvr not fit all hard disk, only work en 10% and booting after this

  • Anonymous Jun 23, 2008

    Right, and the FACTORY RESET button seems to be inoperative as well. It boots, lights flash, and I do hear the HDD fire up, then the image from the video cam seems to pass through, but the date and time stopped working, and none of the three control buttons work. I just unplugged it and will let it sit for a few hours or overnight and see what happens then.



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If the dvr isnt booting the harddrive, then the harddrive isnt seated properly in the removeable harddrive drawer, or the harddrive is improperly formated, or you have the wrong type of harddrive, or the master/slave settings on the harddrive are not set properly (master). what ive found is an 80gig/160gig is the most that these things will handle. and some brands work and some brands don't. and the harddrives have to be IDE/EIDE type drives. but it sounds like a harddrive interface problem. They like the older harddrive formatts/(not xp/vista)....good luck!!!!

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