Write to DVD-RW on Panny E85?

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  1. Andyclockwise

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    Whilst browsing the mags at my local library - ahem I mean WH Smiths, I read an article reviewing DVD recorders. Unfortunately I forget which magazine it was. The article stated that the E85 was able to record on to - RW although it does not officially support it.
    Does anyone know if this is correct and are there any drawbacks?
     
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    No. none of the Pana machines support DVD-RW
     
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    Yes that was my understanding too, but the article specifically said it was possible even though it does not officially support it.
     
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    The Panasonic machines all support DVD-RW Video and VR mode PLAYBACK. However none support DVD-RW recording.
     
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    I agree that's what it says on the tin, and in the manual it also says DVD-RW playback is unsupported. Well it plays em so has anyone tried burning one?
     
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    Andy, it doesn't work guaranteed. Although the drives used as part of the current Panasonic series are capable of recording to DVD-RW in the PC forms they simply do not have the firmware or programming to do so on set-tops.
     

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