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Tv/digital converter box & vcr-dvd hook-up

I have a Zenith tv that only has the ANTENNA IN on it, was using and watching dvd/vcr movies just fine.
Had to buy converter box so I got the Zenith 901. Now I can't watch my dvd/vcr movies. It has power to it and the remote works, it appears the movie is playing but I can't find the channel the movie is playing on. HELP I think I have the same sort of problem. I hooked up my VCR/DVD player to my TV & cable box with a RF modulator. I can play VHS tapes and watch DVD's but I cannot tape anything with the VCR to a VHS tape. The counter will move like it is taping but then there is nothing on the tape.

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  • Anonymous Dec 06, 2008

    Yeah, its horrible, i can't set my dvd's up

  • oldblue1 Jan 12, 2009

    I have the same problem. Help

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You can find a solution for correct installation on YOU TUBE, How to hook up a converter box to a vcr or dvd. You can access the same video through Google using the key words dvd hookup converter box. Hope this helps

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I have a vhs and dvd player all in one
I have a converter box hooked up to my tv and vcr , dvd player combined
I can play my movies on the tv. ok.
you have to have your tv and vcr set on channel 3. if that is what your main tv is set up with. Or 4 if you have your tv set up with that.
Mine plays ok. My settings are for channel 3
My suggestion would be to check your hook ups. maybe they are not hooked up correctly
I had to go to www.google.com and did searches to help with hook up.
I can also record station I am watching with vcr on vsh tapes. I do not have a dvd recorder.
I found out that you have to have 2 converter boxes hooked to one tv., in order to record on on station while watching another. I have not tried that, as I don't have 2 converter boxes for one tv. I found that by doing google search also. Good Luck

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