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Power cord I love my Sanyo VCR. I have had it for many years, through college and law school. I recently had heat damage done to the power cord and had to throw it away. Is it possible to get a replacement cord? My model number is VWM-290. Roosevelt James Jr.

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Jusy buy an extension cord and note the polarity, and patch it in!

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Posted on Sep 28, 2008

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