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No Signal This VCR is almost brand new and has worked fine for a few months. We can still play fine, but when we push the menu button the remote to try and set up a recording, the tv screen goes blank and it says "no signal".

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Re: No Signal

Unplug the unit for 24 hours or more, you should be fine after that. No not just turn off, UNPLUG from the wall. Then reset the time and all the stuff should come bacK fine. If it does not then buy a new VCR because to fix this one would require a new microprocessor IC, and that would cost you double on what the VCR cost.

Posted on Sep 24, 2006

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