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I have hooked my dvd recorder to the tv. It seems to be recording but I just get a blank screen when I playback.

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  • rhodasmith Dec 07, 2008

    i did not have sound before but I changed some connections now I have sound but no picture. DVD Recorder is model # DMR-ES16

  • rhodasmith Dec 07, 2008

    DVD Recorder is Panasonic Model # DMR-ES16.
    TV is Model # LN26A450C1D. I have sound now but no picture.

  • rhodasmith Dec 15, 2008

    I have success. I kept switching the rgb cords until I have a picture and sound.

    Thanks

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Please hook rca video cable on out terminals of DMR-ES16 and av-input in TV.
Confirm that DMR-ES16 menu display on TV.
Now hook cable in DMR RF-Input and tune the channels.
Your DMR-ES16 is ready to record any desired channel's programs.

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There should be a button on your player or remote to switch between tv and dvd mode,try that,i'm sure its just a playback issue.and make sure your audio/video out to tv are connected ccorrectly to the tv.let me know if you get it going.

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  • darrin johnson Dec 09, 2008

    or just get another one!

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Check that Scart connections are pushed
fully home and that the Scart plug has not
come out on one side.
If separate audio and video connections are
in use check the Video (S-Video) output
from the DVD Recorder is connected to the
Video (S-Video) input of the TV

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HI
this problem accurs when you have another service like dish hooked up at the same time as coax cable. they usually dont run at all hooked up like that, can you give me more info, on whats happening and how its hooked up.

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    ABHISHEK.C Dec 07, 2008

    DID YOU  hooked up exactly like the instructions say when using a digital cable box and a coaxial cable. 

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    ABHISHEK.C Dec 07, 2008

    Say you connect an antenna to the RF OUTPUT on a DVD. Since the RF in
    and out is designed to be a loop through, in many cases the signal from
    the antenna will still make it to the tuner of the VCR, provided that
    the DVD's RF modulator is switched OFF. Switch on the RF modulator
    though, and this "backwards" loop through will no longer work, as it is
    now trying to output a signal.

    Like you said, this is the only logical reason that the OP is able to
    record with the TV/DVD button switched to TV mode, but IS NOT able to
    record when it is switched to DVD mode. That is, he's got his RF
    connection backwards and his antenna is connected to the output jack and
    not the input jack where it belongs.



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    ABHISHEK.C Dec 07, 2008

    your bulb might be good still but there is a  integrated circuit that controls the video feed. I have found a web site for replacement parts here it is www.acme-sales.net/tvparts.htm . I hope thats you promblem. IT was my promblem


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Try changing the rgb cords or possibly change the channel its set on

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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Initially, some factors to be considered:

  • are you recording a TV program, if yes, is it from cable direct or through a cable box;
  • is the DVD recorder with a VCR unit attached to it;
  • how is the DVD recorder connected to the TV;
  • would help if the brands and model of the DVD recorder and the TV is known.
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Good luck and Thank you for using FixYa. Happy Holidays.

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    Hi again,

    Hope you gt to see this post.

    The basic idea is to connect the OUT to the IN, Yellow would be for video while the red and white would be for the audio.


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Is there sound? Check your Input cables if this is ok or your you should check in dvd recorder settings the NTC pal Settings hope this will work for you.

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