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We have a Panasonic DVD recorder, model DMR - EX773EB, and

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We have a Panasonic DVD recorder, model DMR - EX773EB, and we have a problem with the recording playback. it is intermittent, but appears to be weather interference, as there is a snow effect and sound loss on parts of a recording. I have re-tuned the device multiple times and replaced the aerial lead, but the problem persists. Sometimes the interference disappears on a recording when it is replayed. The DVD player is connected to the TV in the normal way, there is no satellite or other connections. The interference began in the lead-up to the national re-tuning exercise. We thought it was connected to that but obviously isn't. Other than the interference, the live and recorded picture and sound quality is excellent. We are situated just south of Manchester, and get transmissions from Winter Hill. I notice BBC signal quality is excellent (10 out of 10), but much of the ITV and Channel 4 signal quality is rated 4 out of 10. Hope you can help.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Recorders and Players
Expert:  info tech replied 2 years ago.
Hello
Welcome
It is likely related to the re-tuning exercise however some channels may have been shifted to an area of the band that is weak, what you need to understand right now is if the unit plays back pre-recorded films OK then its 95% certain to be a reception problem and not a problem with the unit itself.
You may need to consult an aerial rigger who will re-align the aerial, other than that please try a booster amp cost about £15 from the supermarket low expense type stores.
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