Philips CDR-765 hadware fix to use regular CD-R's?greenspun.com : LUSENET : 3D Audio's Music Business Forum (SSS Temp) : One Thread
I'm looking for a way to use regular CD-R's on the Philips CDR-765? I know the trick of inserting an expensive blank, then pulling the door open manually and replaceing it with a cheap one, but a friend of mime says there is a way to open the machine and solder a connection that will make the machine record on them without going through the manual process. Does anyone have any idea how to do this or know where I can download the schematics.
-- Mike Scott (email@example.com), August 09, 1999
BAck when I got my Phillips (I got their first model), I found a web site that described the swap trick in detail, plus gave a schematic for a quick soldering fix, which I didn't try, but as I recall, it allowed you to use the Open/Close button instead of manually dragging out the drawer. I've lost the bookmark for this page, and couldn't find it in a quick search, but you might try searching usenet archives at Deja.com. When the Phillips came out, there was a lot of discussion in rec.pro.audio, and I know I posted the missing url there several times. Good luck! David
-- David Coffin (firstname.lastname@example.org), August 10, 1999.