[QUOTE=Redking1;2519444]Can SaintBaz help with my issue? Recorder just says ‘HELLO’, tray won’t open.[/QUOTE]
In responding to your other DMR-ES20 thread (about a week ago) I suggested that your DVD recorder might have a failing capacitor in the power supply section. I asked several questions, the answers to which might point toward the appropriate remedial measures, but you were not forthcoming with cogent information.
While the 2004 DMR-E85H HDD/DVD recorder is a product that differs in design from that of your 2005 DMR-ES20 DVD recorder, you might find this thread of some interest: