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How can I fix my sony DVD Recorder RDR-HXD560?

When I switch it on it cycles through the welcome screen and then switches off again



Chris D
November 2008


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I think I've cracked it. Reset machine using "easy setup" and it seems to be OK. Software version is now V1.01.08CE? Thanks everyone and hopefully I will not be posting tomorrow.

David Protheroe
November 2008

Page 101 of the user manual has instructions for resetting the recorder, otherwise known as 'Easy Setup.'

Download from here if you don't have one:
http://www.sony.co.uk/product/dvd-recorder/rdr-hxd560#pageType=manual

Still at work (sigh) so I haven't tried it myself yet.

Brian H
November 2008

How do you reset the recorder?

David Protheroe
November 2008

This was caused by a firmware update made by the bbc for another box this has now ceased and resetting the recorder should cure problem

clinxjones
November 2008

I've also had the same problem with my Sony RDR-HXD560 since 03/11/08, just power's off after the welcome screen. Notice also that my firmware version is at 1.00.01CE, I'm sure it was at 1.00.09CE last time I looked.

Might be a dumb question but how can the 'faulty firmware update' correct itself if the recorder won't stay switched on?

Brian H
November 2008

This is remarkable. I have a RDR HXD860 which has the same fault which started at 21:00, 03-11-08. Could this be the same firmware problem and if so when is the fix coming?

David Protheroe
November 2008

Just been into Sony shop it is a nationwide problem that has been caused by a faulty firmware update transmiited nationally. I was told keep trying and it should fix itself but so far no luck.12.35 04112008

David J Westby
November 2008

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