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Topic # 114292 15-Feb-2013 02:38 Send private message

Anyone know if this is possible?

I think it should as the specs show the DVD-RW logo be but nothing in the Menu's or manual about erasing it. So I erased it on the computer.

Then the 380 decided it wasn't formatted. And then nothing in the menu's (or manual) on how you format it that I could find. 

How I wish I'd bought some other brand. Doing this on a Pioneer recorder is just so easy...




Cheers - Kirk

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Master Geek


  Reply # 762863 15-Feb-2013 10:31 Send private message

Whats an XMR380?

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Uber Geek
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  Reply # 762902 15-Feb-2013 11:14 Send private message

I presume you are meaning the DMR-XW380 ?
If so page 6 tells you which discs are supported and page 72 of the manual tells you how to format discs.



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  Reply # 763109 15-Feb-2013 14:41 Send private message

Kanjd it's a Panasonic DVD Recorder.

Thanks Bigglz, I found it eventually. Although it was several hours later before the copy started!  That's the trouble when you do things so seldom. But I did trawl the manual (and Funtion menus) for ages without seeing it.  Then had to downsample it.  All to watch in a different room.

If DLNA worked as claimed all this would be unnecessary. But I understand the Commerce Commision are dealing with a false advertising claims of DLNA so Panasonic and their ilk may eventually have to tell us the truth.




Cheers - Kirk

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  Reply # 763117 15-Feb-2013 15:02 Send private message

ADKM:
If DLNA worked as claimed all this would be unnecessary. But I understand the Commerce Commision are dealing with a false advertising claims of DLNA so Panasonic and their ilk may eventually have to tell us the truth.


DLNA on my BWT720 works OK. Only problem is the very limited formats that can be used makes it useless. I use a media player instead.

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