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VCR shows "PLAY" on machine but doesn't show on TV

When putting a tape in VCR, the front of machine shows PLAY but nothing will show on TV screen. All lights seem to be working and can hear tape running but does not "connect" to TV screen. Have a remote but not a manual. Seems like I'm just missing pushing one button somewhere to make it work?? Thank you!!

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    tv will not show picture but vcr does work

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Did you try pressing the TV/VCR button?

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Hi,

If even the sound aside from the video is not reproduced on the TV, then your description "connect" indicates that the TV is not set to receive the audio/video signals from the VCR. Initially, pls try:

  • set the TV to Channel 3 (or 4); or
  • set the TV to A/V, Video 1 or Aux 1.
Additionally, you need to confirm how the VCR is hooked to the TV unit, bu a single coaxial cable or 3 cables with RCA connectors (yellow, red & white).

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

Posted on Nov 02, 2008

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