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I had cable connected to my TV but the VCR was not properly connected and I cannot now video my programmes. On my old TV Channel 9 was the video programme. I have all the charts in front of me but do not know exactly where the scart plugs should be fitted.

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I think you are meant to make a connection between the tv and the dvd player then go from the dvd player to the video. When you turn on your dvd player it should immediatly switch to your dvd main screen and on your dvd remote there should be a button where you can switch between the dvd and video main screen. I have not got your devices in front of me but read in your dvd manual which button on your remote is used to switch between devices and experiment with your connections. Good luck.

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Second.. the VCR usually has a VCR/TV setting..

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Repeat this on Channel 4

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The same goes for your TV (RF IN), (ANT IN) or (CABLE IN).

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Then connect your cable TV set top box or antenna to the (RF IN) of the VCR.

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Now look at your VCR, you may see a lot of RCA Connectors (up to 6 of these connectors) don't worry, you are only looking for the ones that say (Video OUT) (R Audio OUT), and (L Audio OUT).

Once you find the connectors on both pieces of equipment, take the Yellow, Red, and White tipped cables and plug the in their respective jacks Yellow tipped cable connects VCR (Video OUT) to TV(Video IN). Red tipped cable connects VCR (R Audio OUT) to TV (R Audio IN), and finally White tipped cable connects VCR (L Audio OUT) to TV (L Audio IN),

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