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Don't copy I try to copy a vcr tape to a dvd it cut's the disk but it don't play back. Am I doing something wrong. At the end of the recording It read's copy Information Iwait till it stop then I play It with out taking It out of the recorder It play's. When I take It out then put It back In get no title recorded. [help]

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Re: Don't copy

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

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What are the tapes that you are trying to copy? are there genuine copies of films? YES THEY COULD BE COPY PROTECTED how they do that? simple they record the tape with the most minimum srength of signal, if you try to copy it you lose signal strength trough the copy process than the video looks a bit scrambled/discoloured and the sound is bad, if it's the case you could buy a video signal booster (if still available in stores) than you have to copy with a VCR that is separated from the DVD recorder so that you can install the booster from the output of the VCR to the input of the DVD recorder.

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