[QUOTE=Jaybotprime;2669717]Wow, thanks Kerry56, such a quick response.
Thanks for your welcome.
I was trying it last night with some verbatim and then some Kodak +R DVDs but the machine told me that the disks needed to be formatted. I formatted and retried and the machine told me that I had inserted non-recordable disks. They were brand new, out of the packet +R DVDs. -R is the only idea I have to go on. The machine is no more than 18 months old and has been used once or twice to play dvds since it’s purchase.[/QUOTE]
Panasonic DVD Recorders are friendlier with DVD-R media. With my three dozen Panasonic and Magnavox DVD Recorders and HDD/DVD Recorders I always use Taiyo Yuden 8x Premium Line DVD-R, purchased here:
I use Verbatim AZO 16x DVD-R media for duplication or computer use, not in stand-alone recorders.
Perhaps your DVD Drive needs routine cleaning of the hub/spindle:
I write with some experience. My home-recorded DVD archive currently has more than 13,000 DVDs.