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White lines down the screen

When i play a video or even just normal tv there are 2 white lines down the screen and black screen either side of it! please help as i not no what im doing!! beckie

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  • beckie ramage Mar 29, 2007

    oh yeah the sound works fine aswell sorry forgot to put that in before!

    beckie

  • beckie ramage Mar 29, 2007

    ok i have just turned off the signal switch but now it comes up blue no sound nothing

  • beckie ramage Apr 20, 2007

    i have just given up on tryin 2 get it working so my nanna gave me her one!

  • beckie ramage Apr 20, 2007

    thankyou for you help

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Hey buddy, you have switched ON the TEST SIGNAL switch at the back of the VCR. Pish it to TEST SIGNAL OFF.

Posted on Mar 29, 2007

  • Pravin Gupta Mar 29, 2007

    What you are seeing is the VCR generated TEST Signal. It is used to enable you to tune into a correct channel.

  • Pravin Gupta Apr 19, 2007

    Blue screen with no sound means you have dirty video Heads.
    get a good Wet Type Cleaning cassete, and use as per instructions.

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