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RDR-HXD995 For the last two days the recorder has got UPDATE on the front and you can hear the fan running. The recorder wont turn on at all. I have tried turning the machine off and unplugging it, still comes back to UPDATE and fan running. Please help

Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Electronics
Expert:  Pete replied 4 years ago.

Welcome to JustAnswer!

I am Pete, and I'll be happy to assist with your question.

It seems that your Sony recorder has got stuck in update mode.

You will need to try updating the firmware manually by downloading it to a CD and inserting it into the recorder.

The download and full instructions are available here:
Expert:  Pete replied 4 years ago.
Hi Maurice,

I'm just following up with you to see how everything is going. Did my answer help?

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