LiteOn LVW5006 Problems

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#1

Bought a 5006 from Radio Shack the other day and have noticed a few problems:

  1. Timer recording using “Daily” (other choices are “Once” and “Weekly”) records 7 days out of the week rather than the expected M-F.

  2. Mono tuner was too loud and emitted a hum. I upgraded the firmware and the tuner is no longer too loud but it still emits hum. I realize I can jack in a VCR and use its tuner but who wants to program 2 machines.

  3. As has been noted by others, the front jacks are noisy.

If anyone has any solutions to the problems (especially #1 and #2) please advise. I’d like to keep the machine for its great versatility but not if the downsides are unsolvable.

Thanks,

Jim


#2

The timer as per others reporting does all seven days. The tuner does produce a hum. My front input and rear A/V inputs are not noisy. I would say at this time #1 and 2 are unsolvable. You might try a better cable for the A/V to see if that helps.


#3

Last thing I heard, the '06 doesn’t have a mono tuner. It has a stereo tuner.

It was the 5005 where the TV tuner was mono sound only.


#4

Where did you hear that the tuner was stereo? I compared my Philips dvdr75 with the 5006 using a transmitted stereo signal (PBS). The Philips had a stereo presentation while the 5006 was mono.

Jim