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Julie May 2013 I was recording to a DVD-R when code U61 displayed along with zeros. Leo November 2015 I had the U61 error come up on my tv screen and it just wouldn't disappear not matter what I did. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. ch256 is offline Quote post #6 of 8 Old 01-07-2010, 07:32 PM DigaDo AVS Special Member Join Date: Dec 2007 Location: Pacific Northwest. http://sisei.net/panasonic-dvd/panasonic-dvd-recorder-u11-error.html

AVS Forum | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews > Video Components > DVD Recorders (Standard Def) > Panasonic DMR-EX75EB - Error U61 and broken DVD recorder Forum Jump: User Control Panel Follow our team for updates featuring event coverage, new product unveilings, watch industry news & more! All functions working again (for now) Manny April 2013 i had a similar problem ended up the laser went bad ordered NEW from panasonic so i thought,they sent a rebuilt I tried spindle cleaning too. page

There is a method to reset your recorder which may clear the problem, but it involves going into the Service Mode, which is way too technical to explain here and could Bozo4154 July 2008 Did you get any answer - I have the same problem just started Trevor June 2008 Tweet Add An Answer Form Buste48, Jun 25, 2008 #12 klinger18 Guest I get this message occasionally on my Panasonic DMR-ES15. How would I go about disconnecting the DVD drive?

Chris W February 2009 here is what you have to do unscrew the cover 4 large screws 2 on each side 3 smaller screws on the back cover lift cover Panasonic had an opportunity, at minimum cost on their part, to create a lifelong Panasonic customer. This post and the post following it have reassembly/realignment procedures that must be followed in order to return 2006 model year and newer DVD Drives to functionality:http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showt...6#post15745506 There may be any Next I used Qtip and carefully applied sewing machine oil to two guide rails on either side of optical read head.

However, after switching the machine back on, although the door closes again, the machine does not resume normal functions but gets stuck on the self-check again. Yes No Your reply to cdAuthorNamePlaceholder's post: To insert a product link use the format: [[ASIN:ASIN product-title]] (What's this?) Guidelines ‹ Previous 1 Next › Add your own message to LCD Flat Panel Displays LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals! It seems stuck in the DVD function, which is obviously not working.

After about 64 successful video transfers, DVD recorder is stuck. Angry EX-Panasonic buyer December 2010 Hi There - we had the same problem = spent two hours trying to re-set - no success. But I don't know the percentages of problems vs. This process restores the unit to normal operation.

I've had no problems until yesterday when this began : Every time the unit is turned on I see "Hello" on the display screen, shortly followed by "U61". http://forums.afterdawn.com/threads/u61-error-re-panasonic-dvd-recorder.634670/ It would not open and close correctly. Any other ideas? The machine re-set and we threw away the corrupt disc which causes the problem in the first place!!

Drive noise with and without disc sounds like a matrix printer, very annoying to the rest of the family, if it can't be sorted tonight with your help will take to check my blog Just as an aside, I have had this machine for nearly 5 years now and this is the first problem I've encountered - must be one of the lucky ones Graham DON'T buy a Panasonic! After reading up on this I then decided that perhaps the lens needed to be cleaned.

This was a random thing for a few months. Unit displayed ERROR U61 while under warranty. This is when the real trouble started. this content After several attempts to reset it by pressing different buttons, holding various buttons down at power up, or by unplugging it and plugging it back in, I gave up and called

Category:Consumer Electronics Share this conversation Expert: Anthony replied6 years ago. Top Log in or register to post comments Wed, 09/23/2009 - 04:37 Permalink rizky Judging from the recent posts Judging from the recent posts. I have a Panasonic DVD Recorder which up to a few days ago has not given me any grief.

I think I will put your words in my letter when I return it - "I hope they stand behind their product..." especially to those who are faithful to the Panasonic

Clean the dvd spindle with isopropyl alcohol and several cotton buds until the buds come away clean. rob February 2013 i have a DMR-EX77 and an DMR-EX79 same problems tried everything these machines just aren't happy :( ian December 2012 I had the same U61 problem They claimed to not keep records of customers that call in during the warranty. The previous individual indicated that the optical read head was stuck.

See our Privacy Policy. I found a PC parts supplier that had the exact Samsung HDD, replaced in within 20 min and had my Panny good as new. I then plugged the power in, turned it on, and amazingly there was no more U61 error. have a peek at these guys http://www2.panasonic.com/consumer-electronics/support/Drivers-and-Downloads/list-DVD+Recorders It allows you to burn updated drivers onto a CD so you can put it in the disc drive and it will automatically update the system.

They usually fail within 2 years so if you have a 2 year warranty...hit panasonic with your problem they are compelled to sort it for you. Send them an email. I tried a cleaning DVD but had no luck. Latest Happenings Various tidbits Voting Troubles, entirely unrelated to electronic ... ► January (4) ► 2007 (55) ► November (6) ► October (3) ► September (4) ► August (2) ► July

Was displaying the U61 error code. Up until then, although I was unable to burn DVDs or even watch any, the machine had been working fine otherwise, so I was able to record onto and watch things This comment has been removed by the author. 9:06 PM dashby said... Quote 17th Apr 200807:34 #2 Trollheart View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Member Join Date : Dec 2003 Location : Right here, right now!

I then brought second one into use rather than make space on first machine. logon, Apr 18, 2008 #7 RLC3780 Member Joined: Apr 17, 2008 Messages: 3 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 11 Thanks for the advice. mend, fix, or repair just about anything. I know I have 24(23) titles on my HDD.

After re-assembly and subsequent switch-on insert unformatted Panasonic RAM disc abfpd format it. After repowerup I was able to reset the unit by holding power button for 10 sec. That sounds about right, though it may be a chip shorted, a voltage regulator failed or even as simple as a little "black chip" fuse blown. We followed the instructions and my machine is now working.

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panasonic DMR-EZ45VEBS U61 error code?dvd/vcr combi stuck in U61 error code, how do Try to include as much detail as possible.) Your name: (Enter your name as you wish it to be displayed.) Other questions in this category - Video, The time now is 17:53. I just bought 4 so if this error comes up and your method indeed solves the problem, thank you for your keen observations and simple, clever solution. 9:13 PM Brent said...

The URL for the image is as follows: http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/2224974642/ Top Log in or register to post comments Fri, 06/19/2009 - 20:13 Permalink tapaccountsonly I have the manual, but the I have They said they would inform me if the repair began to exceed $130 so I could stop at that point if I so desired.