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Panasonic DMR-E50 recorder records on to DVD-r disc for

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Panasonic DMR-E50 recorder records on to DVD-r disc for approx. 50 seconds, then goes to recover. ? serious or simple fault ?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Recorders and Players
Expert:  JamesI replied 6 months ago.

What is the brand of DVD-r disks your using?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Tesco DVD-R and Sony DVD-R
Expert:  JamesI replied 6 months ago.

In that case it points towards a faulty disc drive, I would be inclined to buy a disc cleaner run that a few times and see if that addresses the issues. If this doesnt work it then points to a new drive, at which point it wouldnt be economical to repair.

You may also wish to consider buying a replacement second hand unit, such as the one here for £30.

Please let me know if I can be of any further assistance.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I dont have issue with Tesco DVD...only for Sony
Expert:  JamesI replied 6 months ago.

can you confirm they are DVD - R not DVD +R ?