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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
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Electronics Technician: Pete, Engineer replied 2 years ago
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Hi there,

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Electronics Technician: Pete, Engineer replied 2 years ago

PBC stands for "playback control."

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

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I have tried that as I have told you twice already
Electronics Technician: electronicsguy, Engineer replied 2 years ago
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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?

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://docs.sony.com/release/rdrgx257_us.pdf&ved=0ahUKEwjB26KgkNrKAhWIJCYKHSeoAgAQFggpMAM&usg=AFQjCNE1xuJBl2L8ajpB2rpk401CDnOpcw

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