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My Panasonic DMR-BW850 is stuck in child lock mode and

pressing OK and Return on...
My Panasonic DMR-BW850 is stuck in child lock mode and pressing OK and Return on the remote doesn't remove the X HOLD on the unit.
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Are you using the original Panasonic remote that came with your Panasonic BluRay recorder?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
No, I purchased another Panasonic remote that was meant to be a replacement as some of the buttons on the original had stopped functioning. The replacement "seems" to work as a light on the recorder activates when a button on the remote is pressed.

Only the original remote control can unlock the unit - this is to help prevent a child getting a replacement universal remote and unlocking it.

If you don't still have the original or if it isn't working, you can get a replacement Panasonic remote on eBay:

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Panasonic-Remote-Control-N2QAYB000124-Replace-N2QAYB000345-DMR-BW750-DMR-BW850/370691661980

You can always get it and use it to unlock the unit, then sell it on again if you have no further use for it.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thanks for the information. I'll let you know whether the new remote has solved my dilemma.

You are welcome, George :)
Let me know if you need anything else at all.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I'll let you know if the new remote rectifies the problem.
Cheers, George

Ok, no need to reply back until you get it and test it :)
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I just received my new remote—when I tried to remove the child lock I still had no luck. It seems that I may have to find an authorised technician to solve my problem unless you have any other ideas.
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I just now received another remote with a different model number. I tried to remove the child lock and this time I succeeded—I'm over the moon after all this time, but on the downside now I have two useless remotes that are no use, but who cares…I'm ecstatic that I now a functioning Blu-Ray recorder again. It was your recommendation about the model of the remote that did the trick. George
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