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We have a new Panasonic DMR PWT530 Blu-Ray Player/HDD Recorder. Should

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We have a new Panasonic DMR PWT530 Blu-Ray Player/HDD Recorder.
Should it be able to COPY media from a Blu-Ray disk to the HDD drive?
Have only managed to COPY from an SD Card so far!
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No sorry it cannot. They stop this due to both the data size (3 Blu rays would nearly fill up the hard disk) and copywrite infringements (as it is illegal to copy DVD's Blu rays) which is why it is never including as a function.
If you would like any additional information or assistance, please do not hesitate to let me know.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

First: I have already paid once, this afternoon.

Next. I don't agree with your surmise that 3 blu-ray disks (= 3 times 25Gb would fill a 500Gb HDD. Even @ 3 times 50Gb !

I have been using Blu-Ray disks for archiving my own material for many

years & they are perfect for that purpose, with a 500Gb HDD drive.

However it's sad if we are becoming so PC re recording personal stuff.

Typo it was 13, and they run at 40GB,
Dont know what you mean with paid once, if you have billing questions talk to customer service.
I find it sad you give me a poor rating and make a complaint about me for telling you the facts of the situation. Not once did you justify why you react in such a way. The right thing here to do John is to tell why you gave me such a bad rating.
Richard and other Recorders and Players Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 2 years ago.


1) The information you gave me was slipshod ie

it is illegal to copy CDs, DVDs Or Blu-Ray only if they contain copyright material.

2) Your so called facts were incorrect - if you are an expert then

"typos" should be avoided.

3) You also, incorrectly assumed (a bad practice) that I was going to

bombard the poor old HDD with dozens of disks: DVD, BluRay, whatever. How about one at a time Richard???

4) You also ignored my long term experience with these media.

5) FYI, I worked with my first computer (1st of the Compacts)

the size of an office desk, processing punched card I/O plus

printed O/P, in mid summer 1966, an IBM 1401! So have some

experience in dealing with data.

6) And. Lastly, I am not going to be bullied into giving a good rating

because I don't think you are worth it.



No one is bullying you into giving anything.
You have your answer which is correct and your free to respond however you wish.
Take care and all the best