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You may NOT copy or distribute the content that appears on this site without written permission from Fixya Ltd. © 2005-2015, Fixya, Ltd. Oh well, time to decide what to replace it with. Format the drive 1st. Go For A Refund And Go For Anything But Sony..... check my blog

Does anyone out there have any other suggestions I can try before bringing it in to SONY to spend, I am sure a couple hund. $. The return button on the front of the unit will take you back a level though the menu. I had my hdd replaced in the spring(same HDDERROR) and it cost me over $400CAD!!! The only issue I had was how to drive the menu on the screen. here

Also the pause live TV function isn't working (again a problem other people have had). Units such as these are goldmines right now. I always tend towards Sony products (I'm incredibly pleased with my new Bravia) and- assuming this isn't a problem with my new machine- it won't put me off adlegge View Anyone is welcome to PM me if they need any information from it. (Hope this sort of thing isn't frowned upon at avsforum.) Shplad shplad is offline Quote post #14

  1. There is nothing displayed on my TV in terms of a menu to go through.
  2. Also, a step by step instruction in this thread(for an idiot like myself) for replacing the HDD would be greatly appreciated.
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  4. I bought one of these recorders at a liquidation sale and the harddrive dosen't work!
  5. DVD's are playing ok, so is the HDD.
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Any advice you have would be great. Help someone Are you good at fixing things? The above info is great, but there appear to be gaps not mentioned in the process(at least it appears that way). But don't choose this drive for your replacement part.

This solved it, the new drive now works. [A side note. Does anyone know of a compatability list for HDD replacement? I'd like to place a 400GB drive in mine. http://forum.videohelp.com/threads/250820-Sony-RDR-HX715-Replacing-HDD Adrian September 2010 With the unit switched on press and hold the stop button and press the power button.

It just continued on it's "switch on, show the welcome message, and then switch off again" cycle. Check and book a repair at a dedicated Sony repair centre if you need one.Check if you need a repairNeed a spare part?Find a partRegister your productGet a customized experience, news AVSForum.com is not sponsored by or in any way affiliated with AV Science Inc. After the unit is plugged in, let the unit go to Welcome on the display.

if anyone has ideas on trying to find out the file system please let me know Quote 25th Jun 200712:11 #4 Grifs1 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Member I cannot play the tape or eject it....

Click here for the answerHow can I remove L2 from the display screen on my DVD recorder? Search for a fix How can I fix myDVD Recorder? I was able to replace the hard drive, format, and write a new ID to a WD Caviar SE 160gb.

Please get back and let you know how you get on....... http://phabletkeyboards.com/sony-dvd/sony-dvd-recorder-error-c1300.php Learn More. Do Best Buy, Circuit City, CompUSA, or any other local Brick and Mortor store carry the above mentioned HDD's? So obviously it must have some other non-volatile memory in there, since apparently it doesn't use the hard drive to store that information.] Since there was only a small cost differential,

Quote 25th Jun 200714:07 #5 louv68 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Member Join Date : Feb 2004 Location : Minneapolis, USA Grifs1, Do you have this exact model? L2 is only used when connecting other equipment. forums do tend to attract people with duff machinery..... news After the unit is plugged in, let the unit go to Welcome on the display.

Timmo, can you provide a link or more info on this so someone coming along later can find the Sony service more easily? Like to keep mine running strong. So it was worth it to me to pay that money to have them fix it.

The return button on the front of the unit will take you back a level though the menu.

Question about RDR-HXD860 DVD Recorder/HDD Recorder 1 Answer I can't record channel 10 I can't record channel 10 or 11 for longer than 10 minutes.... You must enter service mode by pressing,during the startup WELCOME screen,the REC Pause, SYSTEM Menu, and TOOLS buttons all at the same time. I love the unit though(hx900) The TVGuide doesn't reset that often in my area (every 3 months or so on average) though the person who enters the data was on holidays In my research I found that Sony, before apparently abandoning the DVR market, released models HX915, HX1000, and HX1010 outside of the U.S.

Oh well. The enter button on the remote will execute the menu pick. I came across this thread about 2-3 months ago, and printed out the posts above that gave the most info on changing the HDD if it should go bad. More about the author Once you have physically installed a new functional hard drive, enter the service mode, format it and write ID (you must write ID after formatting).

It should power on and off once. JC TassosK likes this. Thanks in advance. I figured that DVD writers are so cheap, it should be easy to replace.

Thanks JC Thanks for the info on the service menu. I formatted the drive from the Service Menu. how to replace hdd on Sony RDR-HXD860 DVD Recorder/HDD Recorder? Thread Tools Search this Thread 23-11-2006, 10:02 #1 adlegge Forum Member Join Date: Sep 2006 Posts: 17 Sony RDR HXD860 dreaded C:13 error I bought the 860 from Amazon

But $119 sounds like a very good, reasonable price to get this unit's HDD fixed if it fails. Dual Format Players HDTV Software Media Discussion HD DVD Players HD DVD Software Gaming & Content Streaming Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming