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Use your line input's aka rca jacks

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VCS422. The VHS will play with a tape, but not from the TV. The display just as four horizontal dashes. Thanks.

I would suggest you replace your AV cables.
After a few years the cables can go bad.
If this doesn't fix the issue, try playing the tape in another VCR.
If that works, it's probably time to replace your VCR with a VCR/DVD combo player.

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Get nothing but static when i turn it on

make sure you go from the cable box were it says out to the in on the vcr from the vcr you want to come out to the tvnow you can program the the vcr to pick up the cable chanell from the boxthe vcr has to be on chaell 3-4 in the front were it shows what chanell your on then the tv and the vcr are to be on the wright cahells the tv has to line up with the chaell your useing for the vcr3-4 to make this less complicated put a tape in the vcr hit play if its playing you are on the right chanel you do not have to have the vcr to watch cable it will go threw even if vcr is off just have to be right chanel

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What tuner for dvd/vcr combo JVC DRMV80B?

First you must connect the antena cable on JVC dvd/vcr ant in and from ant out of jvc connect to TV ant in. Then you must find TV programs on JVC.After that you can record a program and watch another. Be careful you record the program which you find on your JVC.

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Bought a new VCR/DVD combo. Have TV with cable

Hard to believe you do not have any "F" connectors on the VCR/DVD. What brand is this? You should have inputs and outputs for separate composite and audio. Using phono cords with male ends you should be able to go to and from your television for recording and watching. It will mean alot of changing to go from one mode to the other but should be doable provided your tv has composite in/out. Your owners manual should show a diagram to hook the unit up this way. If you get stuck email me and I'll try to walk you through it. Give me as much info as you can on inputs and outputs. Let me know.


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How do record a movie or a live feed on a zenith vcr? we can't seem to do it


First of all, if you have a cable box for cable TV this will be first in line. Next connect the antenna in from the VCR to the cable box (or antenna system)output. Lastly, connect the output of the VCR to the RF input on the TV. With this setup you will need to tune the VCR tuner to the output channel of the cable box (ch3or4)If your TV has audio/video inputs you can connect the DVD/VCR to your TV with these cables instead of the RF cable. Your TV will have to be on ext video inputs.

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My zenith vcr recorder is recording blank but not my tv show and I don't know why. I have it plugged in to my tv - I have cox cable and a tivo box. My cable box runs ino my tivo and then to my tv. My vcr...

It seems to me that you have only got one set of RCA Cablec between the TV and VCR ( from VCR Video out to TV Video In), as such the VCR only works in playback mode, you need a second set of RCA cables (from TV Video Out to VCR Video In) then select the appropriate input (Video) for the VCR. make sure to follow the colour coding on the RCA plug / socket arrangement

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Hook up analog vcr to hd tv

You must have a converter box for the tv and for the vcr. Set the vcr to receive chanel 3 and set the converter box to the digital chanel you want to record. Put a splitter on the antenae out and route one to the tv converter box and one to the vcr converter box. GOOD TO GO.

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Toshiba Model: SD-V295 DVD/VCR Combo Setup for TV recording

The proper hookup is antenna or cable into the VCR RF/antenna input, then VCR RF/antenna output to the TV RF input. The hookup you describe means no signal is getting to the VCR.

With some TVs, there can be Video and audio output jacks which can be hooked to the video and audio jacks of the VCR. However this would likely mean you could only record the channel being watched, and, the TV would have to be on.

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if there is a cable box hooked up to this vcr, the vcr needs to stay on channel 3 to record.the output of the vcr either hooks up to the tv from the coax out , or from one of the other possible outputs such as rca cables [red, white, yellow] to one of the tv's aux/video/line in or source inputs.

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