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I cannot switch over to hardrive, so can't use the machine at all anymore. This is the position is with tray in.B1 - left hand rail guide. I tried a few other discs, including some I had just burned and a few bought ones, but no luck. Panasonic customer service said it (error U61) was normal???? http://sisei.net/panasonic-dvd/panasonic-dvd-recorder-u11-error.html

Is this worth it? 3) if I can't do that and have to buy a new machine - will I be able to transfer the stuff on the harddrive over to When the recorder asks you to carry out the recovery process, do it. That thread may contain information of value to Panasonic owners in other regions. Quote 17th Apr 200807:34 #2 Trollheart View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Member Join Date : Dec 2003 Location : Right here, right now! http://club.myce.com/f181/u61-error-panasonic-dvd-recorders-fixable-243009/

It resolves the problem every time on the first try. (It only happened two times in a year and a half for me). Expensive high-tech rubbish, as you can see from the many complaints on various websites... I lost control of all functions. The thread "Swapping Panasonic DVD Drives, Compatibility Considerations" treats of US/Canadian model recorders, DVD Drives and Digital PCBs.

Funk Audio HAS Advanced Audio and Imaging Solutions KEF Music Lounge Power Sound Audio Sewell Direct – Connect Anything SVS Community No, create an account now. HelloTry thisWhen the power is off, press [CH UP], [OPEN/CLOSE] and [REC] keys simultaneously for 5 seconds you will see SERV in the window this means the machine has successfully entered Was displaying the U61 error code.

Then was told to press channel up and down buttons together - it works!!! Also, there is the option of sending your unit to Illinois for the flat rate repair price of $130. Does anyone have a link for the ES46V firmware? Answers Who answers the questions?

If the poster is in the US or Canada it would be best to contact the Panasonic Service Center in Elgin Illinois in order to determine if they service those models. THE SCREEN IS CRACKK 10/22/2016 10/22/2016 Jack Is it possible to still purchase the completely tested 10/22/2016 10/22/2016 Pete I have a Canon powershot sx40 hs and wondering if it shoots Emphasis on GENTLYSave yourself the hassle and hundreds of dollars of sending it to the factory repair or entirely replacing it. The machine re-set and we threw away the corrupt disc which causes the problem in the first place!!

It was confusing because I had a DVD in the RAM drive at the time the problems started. More Bonuses I know I have 24(23) titles on my HDD. varnull, Aug 11, 2008 #17 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Share This Page Tweet Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log How would I go about disconnecting the DVD drive?

John Webb December 2011 Thanks guys for the info, and yes a Sony DVD done the trick for me… GM, Herts March 2011 I have just taken mine to check my blog It may be some sort of self destruct to get us all to toss out our old Panny's and buy some new overpriced models. If the OP is in the UK the Panasonic Service Centre for that area should be contacted. LCD Flat Panel Displays LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!

More negative comments follow thereafter . . . Next I used Qtip and carefully applied sewing machine oil to two guide rails on either side of optical read head. January 2011 i had this problem 4 days just put a blank dvd in and let it do yhe rest its self it may take a few mins but it this content Julie May 2013 I was recording to a DVD-R when code U61 displayed along with zeros.

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Wait for U59 to disappear. ≥One of the unit's safety devices may have been activated. .....Reset the unit as follows: .....1 Press [ LukeEvil is charming and beautiful.

mike n December 2012 I was frustrated with this U61 error code until I read the comments on this site. Of course, I lost everything that was on the HDD in the process. John February 2010 There is no answer apart from paying £200+. W Peter Koerner July 2009 the mpeg (codec)/control board needs to be replaced gostronic tv and video services March 2009 Our machine did this too yesterday, there was no

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Gently slide each of these out of their sockets on the board.Once the screws have been removed and the flex circuits unplugged, you can remove the drive from the DVD Recorder.On There's a problem loading this menu right now. It seems a lot of users/ owners attribute the problem to using ANYTHING OYHER THAN the Sony brand disks in the unit. Machine went into RESET mode, automatically retuned all the stations and it then worked fine.

about this fault. I've read elsewhere that there may be a particular capacitor that tends to leak in these units (and is not expensive, but is very difficult to replace because of its location First time? How JustAnswer Works: Ask an Expert Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question.

Follow our team for updates featuring event coverage, new product unveilings, watch industry news & more! After reading the various suggestions on this forum, I inserted a blank, unformatted Sony disc and.......eureka, success. I guess the concept of "Implied Warranty" only applies to auto manufacturer's and other companies interested in maintaining a good reputation ? Monica C.

Buste48, Jun 25, 2008 #12 klinger18 Guest I get this message occasionally on my Panasonic DMR-ES15. This seemed to loosen it up. It's possible it wasn't put together properly after the cleaning. Now, my questions: 1) is there any short-term fix to override the U61 to switch back to hardrive so I can at least use the machine otherwise? 2) can I purchase

Not the unit will not read any disc it only makes a strange 4 beep sound and cuts off after showing U61. 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 This is when the real trouble started. Search for - error, code
It's working checking the capacitors in the power supply and by the DVD drive and under it, if these have popped tops they have cooked and

Also, I would strongly recommend visting Panasonic's support website and try downloading updated drivers for the the recorder. ch256 is offline Quote post #8 of 8 Old 01-08-2010, 08:42 AM DigaDo AVS Special Member Join Date: Dec 2007 Location: Pacific Northwest. Any suggestions ? I test the unit this morning again and everything seems to work properly again! "I've learned that life is one crushing defeat after another, until you just wish Flanders was dead!"