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Video signal into VCR

Trying to send a video signal from a sony dsr-25 via an S-video cable that converts signal to the video in on a sony slv-n55 vcr. I can get a signal going out of the vcr into the dsr-25, but not vide versa.

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Re: Video signal into VCR

You have to select to switch from comopsit to s-vhs for the video input in your sony slv -n55 to get the video reached to it regards please don't forget to rate ,thx

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Looks like a great brand with good features for the price.
  1. Connect Video & Audio Cables to a video signal source
  2. Connect Power Cable
  3. Turn on VCR.
  4. Insert a blank tape in the VCR.
  5. Note - A Broken Tab on the back of tape will prevent recording. This is called Write Protection.
  6. Cover the tab hole if you want to record over old video.
  7. Press RECORD on the VCR remote control.
  8. After a minute, press Stop, then PLAY to see recording.
  9. Cheers

Aug 18, 2014 | Sony SLV-N750 VHS/S-VHS playback VCR

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Hi,can I record digital transmissions on my sony slv-se820g vcr barry

You can record a digital TV signal on a VHS VCR but only in analog format. The digital signal must be input to the VCR by some component which has a yellow composite video output and a white audio output such as a digital cable TV box or satellite receiver. For over-the-air digital TV, either the TV must output analog video or you need a DTV converter box connected to the VCR. Bottom line, the digital signal must be converted to analog for the VCR since VHS VCRs generally are analog recorders.

Apr 12, 2011 | Sony SLV-SE820 VHS VCR

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Have Sony VCR model SLV-N80/N70 . Cannot get it to record using Samsung TV model SLV-N80,N70.

The television has nothing to do with recording. It is only required for playback. There are a number of possibilities depending on what equipment you have. Do you have cable, satellite, antenna? Your signal source has to be connected to the VCR either through the cable connector, or RCA video jacks.
If you have straight cable, connect the cable to the "ant in" connector on the VCR. The VCRs tuner will select the channel you want to record. If you are on antenna, you will need a Digital set top box (STB) to receive any channels.
If you have a satellite, cable box or digital STB, you must go from the output of the box to the input of the VCR. You can use the standard coax cable,but I would recommend using the audio/video cables for better quality. If using coax, the VCR will have to be set to either channel 3 or 4, depending on the boxes output setting. Using A/V jacks, the VCR will be set to "Line" or "Video" input.

Feb 26, 2011 | Sony SLV-N70 VHS VCR

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I get a no signal when I try to record

when the vcr is on can you see the program on tv? how bout when your press the tv/vcr button? is the cable connection plug in (vcr in from cable box/antenna and the out from vcr to tv).. both the tv and vcr should be on Ch 3.........

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Aug 28, 2010 | Sony SLV-N55 VHS VCR

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SLV-N750 compatibility with DTV signal

As long as your cable company converter box is feeding your VCR, you should be ok. The cable box should convert to analog which is what your VCR records.

Jan 19, 2009 | Sony SLV-N750 VHS/S-VHS playback VCR

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VCR with intermittant audio and video problems

you have to connect VCR output cable to your TV input, thats all, it will be in series, if u want to record any program then on your TV and on record switch of your VCR.

Dec 30, 2008 | Sony SLV-N55 VHS VCR

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Sony SLV-640HF Problem

I would be inclined to say that there are only two likely problems that you may be encountering. Either you are getting a bad signal feed, or the connectors on the cable are getting old and need replaced. The connection to the cable can break down over time, especially if they have been connected and reconnected several times. I cannot rule out problems caused by the transition to DTV, but that doesnt seem likely if there are only a few channels affected. As far as "selective failure" of the VCR's built-in tuner, I would say that that is also a very unlikely source for the problem If the tuning components inside the tuner had gone out, I would expect to see a problem on all channels watched through the system. If you are having this problem on all channels of the sony, then the tuner could surely be the problem, but if you haven't used it much that would indicate a problem at manufacturing, however since at least one of the machines is working fine on some channels and not on all of them, I would suspect the connections or the signal from your cable company. Contact them first ands see if they are having signal issues, if not try replacing your connectors.

Dec 26, 2008 | Sony SLV-N55 VHS VCR

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