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I have a cdr 20 and the recorder side won't record. It says it's recording and goes thru all the right steps, but when I try to play it just sits there for 5 seconds then just stops. PLEASE HELP

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    Trey Dodson Apr 21, 2015

    Sorry, it's a harman kardon cdr 20

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    Trey Dodson Apr 22, 2015

    Thank you Johnny rebel fir your reply. But that's actually not the case. Up until last week I could still listen to disc in same drive before finalizing and it just quit all of the sudden. I think somehow the laser went bad (if that's possible) I accidentally left it on rec/pause for an extended period of time, about two days and it just quit recording altogether.

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You need to finalize what you have recorded,you cant just automatically play back after recording,get a manual,here ya go, Harman Kardon CDR 20 Owner Manual

Posted on Apr 21, 2015

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SOURCE: won't record

I've just spoken to a friend who also has one of these older Philips recorders & he has the same problem.

As per my previous post, he fixed his problem by locating old stocks of blanks. New audio discs seem to have been manufactured & optimised for fast writing speeds (up to 32x speed) & this is causing the problem (you can't write at x1 or x2 speed to these new speedy discs).

Trying a few different brands of discs to try out is a whole lot cheaper than a repair. I suggest when you find a brand that works, you stock up on these discs as it seems they will become ever rarer.

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 10, 2008

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SOURCE: problem with analog recording on Yamaha CDR D651

Your assessment that it duplicates CD's internally fits with an analog-only failure mode. Let's make sure the signal is getting past your RCA jacks on the deck...

Put the deck in a Rec/Standby mode and make sure an analog source registers adequate volume on the meters. If it's good there and doesn't change with cable swapping between the input channels, you're right, the problem is internal. Maybe the volume potentiometer itself has developed a dead spot. Manually rotate it throughout its range many times to wipe it clean.

If you have an external optical digital source use it to check the meters in digital recording mode to be sure they're about even. The same knob affects analog and digital levels.

If you have the deck connected via the traditional Tape Monitor circuit in a receiver you should be able to tell by ear if the one channel is dead or too low. This puts all of the recording circuitry including the volume knob in line with your receiver.

Posted on May 17, 2009

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SOURCE: LG ADR 620,Won`t record or play.

Mine keeps doing this. It isn't a disc compatibility problem. I find if I switch the machine off completely for about half an hour and then switch it back on the problem fixes itself.

Posted on Oct 15, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Philips CDR 778 audio cd recorder. I try

you prbly need to replace the burning laser which i would imagine is still avail however the cost of the laser may not b a prblm but fitting it could b

Posted on Oct 13, 2010

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SOURCE: Hi. My Philips CD Recorder CDR

The Unit turns itself off automatically after a few (variable) time when simply reading a CD and also when burning, then after 1 or 2 seconds it turns on and goes automatically in stand by mode. Any solution? Thanks.

Posted on Jun 10, 2011

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I've just spoken to a friend who also has one of these older Philips recorders & he has the same problem.

As per my previous post, he fixed his problem by locating old stocks of blanks. New audio discs seem to have been manufactured & optimised for fast writing speeds (up to 32x speed) & this is causing the problem (you can't write at x1 or x2 speed to these new speedy discs).

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