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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-24-2014, 02:58 PM
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Posted By Ron365
MRR557H/F7 Magnavox

Sorry for the confusion. I just purchased a MDR557H/F7. The unit that is giving me error code 48 (can not record to this HDD) is a Magnavox MDR533H/F7. It just two years old and has been a problem...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-24-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,908
Posted By Ron365
Magnavox MDR557H/F7

I purchased anotherr Magnavox to give my two year old MDR533H/F7 a rest. I am still having error code 48. It passes SKIP 079 and skip 013. The unit will not record to HDD. In the past I had two...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-04-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,908
Posted By Ron365
Magnavox E48 code MDR533H 320GB

My unit is giving E48 codes again. I was recording just one show and the E48 code (can not recorder to this HDD ) was displayed. I still believe I have a bad hard drive in this unit. In the past,...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-28-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,908
Posted By Ron365
Beyond me. I have been using my Toshiba DR570KU...

Beyond me. I have been using my Toshiba DR570KU to back up my recordings. Glad to give it a rest now that the Magnavox 533 is working again.

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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-28-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,908
Posted By Ron365
Magnavox MDR533 H?F7

Sorry about that. I did not record the time for the SKIP013. As I reply in the previous message, I started the SKIP013 and walked away. Went back approximately an hour and the display was flashing...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-28-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,908
Posted By Ron365
Quick. It was less then an hour. To tell you...

Quick. It was less then an hour. To tell you the truth I started it then walked away. It recorded two shows this morning (Monday 7/28/2014) on two different channels, two different times with no...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-27-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,908
Posted By Ron365
Thank you for the help. I will let you know if...

Thank you for the help. I will let you know if it works.

Ron
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-26-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,908
Posted By Ron365
Recorded with no problem. I am going to put my...

Recorded with no problem. I am going to put my regular schedule to the hard drive instead of the removal disk for Monday. I am hoping that the factory reset SKIP013 did the repair and that...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-25-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,908
Posted By Ron365
Thanks. This will take me awhile to do. Have a...

Thanks. This will take me awhile to do. Have a nice weekend.

Ron
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-25-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,908
Posted By Ron365
Works as advertised. Automatically switched to...

Works as advertised. Automatically switched to the hard drive. So where do we go from here. The hard drive is unreliable for time recordings. Yet, it test out ok. This would mean putting in a...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-25-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,908
Posted By Ron365
It passed the manual recording no problem. I did...

It passed the manual recording no problem. I did as you requested in putting in a time recording for the DVD without placing the DVD in the tray. We have to wait as at first the time recording...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-25-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,908
Posted By Ron365
My Magnavox just finish the SKIP 013 test. All...

My Magnavox just finish the SKIP 013 test. All passed. But, this of course does not fix my problem or does it? If doing the factory test exercise the HDD maybe I should go back and try to use the...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-25-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,908
Posted By Ron365
In looking at this problem again, again. It may...

In looking at this problem again, again. It may not be a disk problem but an operational problem. What tells the HDD to turn on? Should be the timer. I was under the assumption that what turns...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-25-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,908
Posted By Ron365
Too late. I have already started this program. ...

Too late. I have already started this program. So far everything is passing at least the first three milestones.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-25-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,908
Posted By Ron365
I have never performed the SKIP013 so I am going...

I have never performed the SKIP013 so I am going to give that a try. My logic was the disk drive works great meaning that the operating system was ok. I believe you are steering me to continue...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-24-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,908
Posted By Ron365
When observing what hard drive was installed I...

When observing what hard drive was installed I inspected all connections. All are good. As I stated before with the removable disk the Magnavox never skips a time recording.
Also, it never gives...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-24-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,908
Posted By Ron365
Thanks for the help. I believe that I have done...

Thanks for the help. I believe that I have done what you describe before but will do it again. The hard drive has nothing on it. We normally only do two show a day and then delete. The problem ...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-24-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,908
Posted By Ron365
Magnavox533H 320GB DVR

In answer to the question about determining the status of my hard drive. The drive has been intermittent for the last six months. It started with it not recording the first time recording but would...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   07-24-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,908
Posted By Ron365
Magnavox hard drive for a MDR533H

My hard drive on my Magnavox MDR533H (320GB) finally die completely. The removable disk drive still works fine. I was wondering if a Western Digital Bare Drives 500GB WD Blue SATA III 5400 RPM 8...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-30-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,908
Posted By Ron365
Great news tobyjr, hopefully the dreaded E48...

Great news tobyjr, hopefully the dreaded E48 will not come back.  Let me know if the HDD gives you anymore problems.  I am still struggling with my HDD and dread changing the HDD.
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-29-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,908
Posted By Ron365
Do you know if they are using the same power...

Do you know if they are using the same power supply for the complete MDR53XH series?   If they are, I was thinking I could upgrade my MDR533H by putting in a 500GB HDD vs the 320GB HDD that it came...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-29-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,908
Posted By Ron365
Thank you Kelson for the information on the HDD....

Thank you Kelson for the information on the HDD.  I will open up the case and see what HDD they are using on my MDR533H. In reading the feedback on recorders they seem to like the Hitachi disk...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-28-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,908
Posted By Ron365
I wonder if a Western Digital 320 GB AV-GP SATA...

I wonder if a Western Digital 320 GB AV-GP SATA 3 Gb/s Intellipower 8 MB Cache Bulk/OEM AV Hard Drive- WD3200AVVS will be a plug and play for my MDR533H?
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-28-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,908
Posted By Ron365
If the TV works with the cable from Dish Network...

If the TV works with the cable from Dish Network without a converter box then the recorder will also work.  Check that you have the cable to the in and out to the tv (you may have them reverse)....
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-28-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By Ron365
I tried today and it displayed only the second...

I tried today and it displayed only the second recorded show and an E48 for the first recorded show.  It seems strange to me that the operating system can find the HDD sometimes and other times it...
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