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VCR ejects tape when I try to record using the timer facility

I have a V180 DVD/VCR. Using the VCR, I can play tapes and record using the 'instant' record button. However, if I enter all the info - channel, times etc., to record using the timer, when I reach the stage where I press the Power button (to put the machine on standby mode), it ejects the video tape.

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Simple. The Cassette's 'Prevent Erasure' tab is missing. Just cover with Scotch tape and reload. Now try recording.

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