I have a Panasonic DVD/VCR Combination Freeview Recorder model DMR-EZ45VEBS,which failed to finalize my disc when instructed. Difficult to eject the disc and thereafter when I inserted a new disc or a commercial finalized disc, it kept saying "NoREAD" and the FUNCTION Menu did not show Playback, Format or Finalize. I retuned the DVD recorder a few times, but to no avail. How can I get back to recording and playing DVD discs?
My recorder is 7 years old. I did eventually eject my disc, but the main remaining problem is that I am unable to record, format or finalize a disc or play any DVD.
Relist: Answer came too late. No answer within specified times. In fact, I have not received a proper answer at all.
Please carry on to reply to my query, but keep me informed if there is going to be a delay.
I don't have a cleaning disc and I don't know if I will be able to replace a drive, although the info. would be useful just in case. As it's a Bank Holiday Monday and I am a full-time carer for my father, I suspect that it would be easier for me to take it to a DVD repair shop when I have the time. Sadly, I will be missing a lot of good, recordable programmes in the meantime. I thought there might be a solution through the Menu and resetting the DVD player. It doesn't look as though I can do that, by your account. Let me know where I can get a good cleaning disc and how to replace a new drive. I think you have answered my question, but it's not a quick fix, sadly. By the way, where are the laser heads and how does one reset the system?