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Problem hi there I have a philips vr550 and recently I went away for a few days so it was plugged out,now that it is plugged back in I cant get it to display the clock all that is on the display is the figure 8 and i cant seem to get it off at all! I had no problem setting up this vcr initially!

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Sounds like the capacitor on the start up voltage to the drive ic in the power supply has dried up.If you never unplugged vcr before you wouldnt have noticed problem.Now since unplugged cant start up properly.It is the capacitor nearest the ic in the psu can.If you know anyone handy at electronics should be an easy job for them.

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