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We have a Zenith VCR which we love. Model #VCR420 We purchased a Sony TV because of the new analog change in Feb. We cannot set our VCR up to tape or view with our new TVCan you please help us.

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hi Nancy
1 does the vcr display ERR message on front
try a different tape if only to trouble shoot
if this works the first tape got the tension buggerd
sometimes this happens when the tape rewinds too tight.
2 unplug vcr give a little tilt sound loose or rattle inside?
its probably a hot wheels car you'll have to disassemble
start off remove shroud slowly i hope you've unplugged
it already remember how it goes back together
don't bump or touch the heads those are the silver round things
@ front of the tape port if you bump these no movie tonight.
don't touch the little cylinder things on the board either
they can zap you
remove obstruction reasemble watch a vid!!
now that you have taken apart you're vcr please keep in mind
never take apart a television set or microwave ect...... even unplugged they store enough electricity to kill a person.
good luck hope this helps. Jm.

Posted on Mar 20, 2008

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SOURCE: ZENITH VCR TAPE KEEPS EJECTING

Happened to me last nite wi 2 old tapes - the end of the tape came off the right wheel when it rewound - that was the cause - look up how to fix tapes by taking the casette apart - only thing I cant find is a picture of how the tape will feed between the heads inside he case since i suspect the tape will have fully rewound

Posted on May 26, 2008

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SOURCE: dubbing from vcr to vcr

Connect with RCA cable to RCA jacks\plugs::
output [player] audio to INPUT [recorder]
OUTPUT [player] Video to INPUT [recorder]
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Place blank tape in RECORDER, Tape that you want to record from into PLAYER.Press Record [recorder machine], wait one second, press PAUSE.( thats to give record tape "breathing" space.) Set up your player tape to start playing. When you know what you want to record, press PAUSE again to begining recording. Press PAUSE after the recorded section to install 2nd tape, etc. etc.
NOTE:: some VCRs use PAUSE 2nd time to release and continue recording, while some machines you must press RECORD button again to release PAUSE. you must expirement before begining your project.

Posted on Aug 16, 2008

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