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VCR/Tuner Video Problem - DVD Playback Issue

New out of the box (unfortunately sat around for over a year - no warranty). Whether playing a tape or just using the tuner, the video goes in and out. For a very short while it's perfect, and then it fades to snow, and ultimately blue screen. However, when playing a DVD, the audio/video is perfect. That is, until the unit warms up, and then the DVD freezes. My bad for leaving it laying around so long. Pure bad luck, because if nobody can give me an idea of a fix, it isn't worth taking to a service location. Thanks,

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What is the unit, exactly? Make, model, etc.? Your description sounds like an AFT (automatic fine tuning) problem ... but is it hooked up right?

Posted on May 10, 2017

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SOURCE: JVC DVD Player/Video Cassette Recorder Model HR-XV2EK

try to clean your machine by playing a lens cleaner disc coz the lens might be dirt enough not to pick on data from the discs you play. if it does not work then isuggest you change the lens coz it might be weak

Posted on Aug 03, 2007

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I HAD THE SAME PROBLEM AND YOU NEED TO PRESS THE PROGRESSIVE SCAN BUTTON AND HOLD IT. YOUR TV IS OLDER LIKE MINE AND PROGRESSIVE SCAN WON'T WORK WITH YOUR TV.

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did you try to copy to dvd from external source? does it then work? if so might use a cleaning tape for vhs, maybe solves the problem
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If it won't PLAY VHS tapes it must have a serious mechanical problem (if it even loads) or its heads are glommed up, so it obviously won't record them either. When's the last time you ran a cleaning tape through it?


Solve the load or playback problem and it will probably record.


Time and poor storage conditions are the mortal enemies of tapes. Store the in a 'played

Posted on Feb 26, 2011

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Sure it has a tunner look at the back of the set you will see two male connectors one has input and the other has out put.input is for the cable comming from your cable provider and out put is where you connect to your tv.just program it to cable from the menu display and you will be able to see all your channels depaends on the amount stored in the vcr.

Posted on Mar 06, 2011

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Older unit and forgetting support, parts may no longer even be available. You have an issue with one of your boards, probably the one responsible for playback since it gets involved with the tape as well as tuner output. That [puppy is ready for a decent burial. Shame because I am sure it has served you well for many years. But the time has come.

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Try using the video inputs
What to do if you have an all snowy picture (blue screen or the TV displays unusable signal-no signal or no sync)
1 – If you are using a digital cable box or satellite receiver (make sure it’s on) and be sure your TV is set for either CH3 or CH4 (which ever you usually view it on). If you usually view it through video inputs (video1 or 2 etc.) make sure the appropriate input is selected.
If you still don’t get a signal see if you get picture using the DVD or VCR (if available) if you do than plug the satellite or Dig. Box temporarily into the place of the DVD (unplug DVD) you may have to use some A/V cables (RCA yel./red/wht like the ones on the DVD) to hook to the tv from the sat./dig. box. If you get a signal then the sat./dig box is ok. If not the Sat./dig box is not sending a signal and is either defective or needs to be rebooted (unplug wait 5 min try again).
2 – If you are using standard cable or antenna (source) if possible check that the source is good by connecting to another TV. Otherwise try running the source into a VCR and then out to the TV using video inputs (RCA yel./red/wht like the ones on the DVD) and then selecting the appropriate input. Try seeing if the VCR plays using standard CH3 (or CH4)
If the VCR plays on video input but not when connected to CH3 (CH4) then the tuner of the TV may be defective – see if you can use the VCR to change channel using the VCR remote.
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