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Zenith xbr413 This machine keeps kicking vhs tapes back out any help please

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Remove the cover to make sure that there is nothing in the vcr. if nothing in in it then you either have broken gears or more likely your gear are out of alignment. if out of alignment, best to have a service manual handy to figure out the timming of the gears. good luck.

Posted on Jan 10, 2007

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Where can I get a manual mine was destroyed in a flood

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The machine will play some DVDs, but frequently


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I have a Zenith XBR413 dvd/vcr recorder. Just bought some Memorex DVD+RW blank discs to do some recording. When I put the disc in the recorder it says "Unknown disc - check disc again" and pops the disc...

You may need dvd- disks instead! ( it usually one or the other!) and if your player does take a DVD+ you might have to change brands of disks ( I know this sounds stupid but all disks are not created equal! and do not work in all players!
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Jan 17, 2009 | Zenith XBR413 DVD Recorder

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DVD will not finalize

I have a Zenith XBR413 that I have a problem with when I copy from VCR tapes to DVD-R discs. After I copy them, I can finalize the disc using the SETUP button on the remote and then choosing the very bottom disc icon at the bottom of the menu screen. It then leads you through the finalization procedure. But the disc will still not play on any DVD player but the XBR413

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you have to finalize the disc first.once it is finalized you can not record any more material on it,so make sure you record everything you want on a disc. you can maximize disc space by changing speeds on the dvd recorder. for example: if you have 5 hrs of stuff on a tape, set the dvd recorder for 6 hrs or more recording time.the quality should be ok [depends on how good of quality you want] if you set the speed for 2 hrs, your quality would be better, but obviously everything won't fit.
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Jan 30, 2008 | Zenith XBR413 DVD Recorder

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Finalizing dvd

VHS tape to a DVD-R

Jan 13, 2008 | Zenith XBR413 DVD Recorder

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Record vcr to dvd-r

This suggests that you are net setting up the DVD recorder up correctly,
Check- are you connecting to the correct 'INPUT; port?
Check have you select the correct chanell that points to this port.
Carefully go the the book- vey can be very dense to read.

Nov 21, 2007 | Zenith XBR413 DVD Recorder

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Don't copy

If the VCR tape has copy protection on it, I could see it doing this.

Jan 13, 2007 | Zenith XBR413 DVD Recorder

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