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No picture while playing DVD or VHS tape

I have an Insignia DVD/VCR combo. It's been working fine. Last night in the middle of a DVD the picture went blank on the TV. Still had sound. I checked connections - all OK. Turned off DVD/VCR player and the TV works fine. Plugged in a VHS tape and sound but no picture. Tried a different DVD. Sound, but no picture. My owners manual offers no suggestions except to check the connections. What's going on?

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Re: No picture while playing DVD or VHS tape

Your unit has it seems to have developed a video problem. it could be in the video switching IC or the video processor. Its going to need a trained technician, who knows how to use an ocilliscope to find the video problem.. Good Luck

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On some of the DVD/VCR combo units, the VCR output is only available through the RF jack (channel 3), standard video1.gif (yellow) RCA jack and S-VIDEO jack. If you are using the Component jacks, the DVD side will work but the VCR will not. This is because the quality of video recorded on VHS tapes is so much lower than component quality video.
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