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when the vcr is on can you see the program on tv? how bout when your press the tv/vcr button? is the cable connection plug in (vcr in from cable box/antenna and the out from vcr to tv).. both the tv and vcr should be on Ch 3.........

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Sony SLV-N55 VHS... | Answered on Aug 28, 2010

try cleaning the heads, can get a head cleaner from walmart, follow directions, about $10 Needles

Sony SLV-N55 VHS... | Answered on Dec 29, 2009

I would be inclined to say that there are only two likely problems that you may be encountering. Either you are getting a bad signal feed, or the connectors on the cable are getting old and need replaced. The connection to the cable can break down over time, especially if they have been connected and reconnected several times. I cannot rule out problems caused by the transition to DTV, but that doesnt seem likely if there are only a few channels affected. As far as "selective failure" of the VCR's built-in tuner, I would say that that is also a very unlikely source for the problem If the tuning components inside the tuner had gone out, I would expect to see a problem on all channels watched through the system. If you are having this problem on all channels of the sony, then the tuner could surely be the problem, but if you haven't used it much that would indicate a problem at manufacturing, however since at least one of the machines is working fine on some channels and not on all of them, I would suspect the connections or the signal from your cable company. Contact them first ands see if they are having signal issues, if not try replacing your connectors.

Sony SLV-N55 VHS... | Answered on May 11, 2009

Two things to check here. Lets verify the basic functioning of the unit. Have you tried playing back a pre-recorded tape? If so, please post the results here. I suspect that a pre-recorded tape will fail as well. If so, I'll post instructions on how to resolve the problem.

Please keep me posted.


Sony SLV-N55 VHS... | Answered on Dec 31, 2008

you have to connect VCR output cable to your TV input, thats all, it will be in series, if u want to record any program then on your TV and on record switch of your VCR.

Sony SLV-N55 VHS... | Answered on Dec 30, 2008

This remote is still available from any Sony disatributor. It can be found using part number: 147728211 from Tritronicsinc.com for $38.95 plus shipping.


Sony SLV-N55 VHS... | Answered on Aug 08, 2008

DId you open up the VCR and take the quarters out?

Sony SLV-N55 VHS... | Answered on Jul 25, 2008

hi papalon5,there seem to be a problem with your cables.check if u have connected it properly i.e the red with the red adapter n so on..

Sony SLV-N55 VHS... | Answered on Jun 08, 2008

You can check tape player for any type of object lodged in it. Maybe unplug and turn upside down to here anything inside. Or even any broken tape that come off inside. The only other thing is that the belts inside are worn and will not put device back in play mode.

Sony SLV-N55 VHS... | Answered on Dec 22, 2007

you have to select to switch from comopsit to s-vhs for the video input in your sony slv -n55 to get the video reached to it regards please don't forget to rate ,thx

Sony SLV-N55 VHS... | Answered on May 04, 2007

Hold down the play button, it will take a bit but it turns of the child lock

Sony Televison &... | Answered 16 hours ago

Hello Dennis, please indicate, which device is connected to your Sony projector, indicate brand, model and type of device (DVD, VCR or other)
This projector has 3 Video inputs, two color inputs separately (Component Video) and one Composite video
I suggest you replace the cable between the projector and the image source and check if the problem is corrected, if you do not have another cable, try to connect some video signal to the Composite video input and see if it is missing the red color, If so, you would have a problem in the projector, if it looks good, the cable would be wrong
I hope you manage to solve the problem, comment the results
Greetings Franco Dosil

Hola Dennis, por favor indica, que aparato esta conectado a tu proyector Sony, indica marca, modelo y tipo de aparato(DVD, VCR u otro)
Este proyector tiene 3 entradas de V?deo, dos entradas de color por separado (V?deo por Componentes) y una de v?deo Compuesto
Te sugiero que reemplaces el cable entre el proyector y la fuente de imagen y compruebes si se corrige el problema, si no cuentas con otro cable, prueba conectar alguna se?al de v?deo a la entrada de V?deo compuesto y observa si esta faltando el color rojo, si es as?, tendr?as un problema en el proyector, si se ve bien, estar?a mal el cable
Espero que logres resolver el problema, comenta los resultados
Saludos Franco Dosil

Sony Televison &... | Answered 3 days ago

You have this backwards. The applicable code would be in the URC, if it is compatible.

Sony Televison &... | Answered on May 21, 2019

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