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I have a dvd recorder model #rdr-gx257 serial #6177910. it

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I have a dvd recorder model #rdr-gx257 serial #6177910 . it wont let me format a dvd the pbc is on all the time even when it is turned off. how do I get it to work
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Recorders and Players
Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.

PBC stands for "playback control."

Try turning off PBC in the menu and let me know if the DVD formats ok...

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have tried that as I have told you twice already
Expert:  electronicsguy replied 1 year ago.

Hi I will try to assist you. Who is the DVD manufacturer? Are they single use or ones you can erase?

When you go to disk set-up what happens?

Here is the link for the manual look at places 67 for instructions. You can you try a different brand of dvds?

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