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GoVideo DVR4200... | Answered on Feb 18, 2012

This is and usual indication of a poor spindel motor that needs replacing it is the motor that spins the disc, it is the most common failue in DVD's and CD plyrs. You can't just replace the motor you will have to replace what called the mech assembly which will include the spindle motor/Laser/stepping motor etc...

GoVideo DVR4200... | Answered on Sep 08, 2011

radio shack or a best buy store

GoVideo DVR4200... | Answered on Aug 23, 2011

Not if the unit itself still works; that is, it still plays videotapes and DVDs (with picture and sound).

Check your TV, you may have the wrong input selected for your unit (and/or other connected devices), or the TV is on the wrong channel; hence why you can't see anything from the VCR.

As for the ComCast box, give them a call and ask about it - quote the box number, and ask if it is digital or analogue - if it is the latter, they should replace the box free of charge as part of your cable subscription.

You do not need a new combo unit, unless you want one later which has a digital tuner. All it means is that you have no analogue TV channels in your combo unit.

GoVideo DVR4200... | Answered on Apr 05, 2011

hi friend,
this is your DVD internal problem. you can correct it. so, please goto you nearest service center.....!

Regards: Rakesh

GoVideo DVR4200... | Answered on Jan 27, 2011

Yes, it has the function to do so. Some VHS may be protected but the vast majority will be fine. Look into the manual that comes with it or post a comment and we can post one.

GoVideo DVR4200... | Answered on Jan 11, 2011

You could have a faulty motor that opens the door. You can test power to the motor with a voltmeter. If there is power and motor doesn't turn, then it is bad. If no power to the motor, than there is a bad component on the main circuit board.
You can always try and stick a paperclip in the tray and pull it open manually. Once it is opened, slowly pull it back as far as it will go, then press the eject button and hopefully it will fix itself which can happen.

GoVideo DVR4200... | Answered on Oct 18, 2010

Let me tell you why:

comcast made there remote to support only certain manufactures and thus the IR list is short and sweet. Now this is not the end of the road for you, OH NO you can take this one step further and make it shirt and sweet but not with the comcast remote of course. There is a remote called HARMONY put out by logitech , yeah a little expensive but well worth you money because it works with everything. Shoot if you programed you kitchen sink with a ir receiver it would work (not trying to be funny) Trying to give you a solution that you asked for here. There are other remotes not just logitech that will control the converter box and your tv and you Go video and those are a little cheaper called the 5in ONE by RCA, panasonic sales quite a few of them as well so you got pretty much a healthy choice here,

comcast is not in the position to make all you devices work with there remote , there remotes cost $8 bucks to make maybe even cheaper, what it is a is a cheap universal remote that has a limited code base.

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GoVideo DVR4200... | Answered on May 17, 2010

Open the top cover and remove the laser housing cover. You should see what looks like a door-hole peeper which is the top lens on the laser itself. Using a "lightly" windex coated Q-Tip carefully clean off the top area of the lens and put the covers back on...
If the unit still skips then it's probably time for a new pick-up table and it will require a bit more testing in the shop to determine the failure.
Hope this helps!

GoVideo DVR4200... | Answered on Mar 23, 2008

This model is a DVD player only. It does not record to DVD's. You would need to get a model that has a DVD recorder.

GoVideo DVR4200... | Answered on Jan 09, 2008

Make sure to set the "TV Output Select" in the DVR4200's menu to "Component" not "S-Video". **** Page 19 of the manual.

GoVideo DVR4200... | Answered on Jan 09, 2008

i just downloaded a manual for that exact machine
the location is:
and although they are trying to sell the machine, a little way down the page is a link to download the manual.
i expect it will disappear when the machine is sold,
hope this helps.

GoVideo DVR4200... | Answered on Nov 02, 2007

This for sure sounds like a power supply problem . Your gonna need a service manual as the power supply has many always on supplyes as well as many switched suppys. You can get the manual from our advertiser at http://servisemanuals.com

GoVideo DVR4200... | Answered on Apr 26, 2006

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