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I have a Panasonic DMR-BS786. All works except I am, since

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I have a Panasonic DMR-BS786. All works except I am, since last week, unable to setup any timer recordings- I get a message that says it was unsuccessful. I have tried switching the unit off at the mains and restarting.
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I want to start with a reset of the device please to rule out the firmware as the issue. This should not touch your recordings unless these are corrupted.
On the recorder itself, under a flap is the channel UP and channel DOWN buttons.
Can you hold these in please seconds, while it is powered on, then release.
The recorder should then ask you to set it up again like when you first received it.
Do this and then tell me if you can setup a recording.
Let me know the results please
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.


Thank you guidance- I was able to set up the recorder again and the recording function is working again!

Thank you very much. Well done!


Bob Thomson

Your most welcome Bob, good teamwork!
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