Question about Televison & Video
I have an old NEC VCR, by old I mean early 1980's... It seems the motor that turns the tape is no longer powerfull enough to do its job. As soon as I press PLAY it just plays a second and a half of the video; the machine takes the tape, opens it up and starts to read, but as soon as the motor starts to turn it just gives up! What service center can I go to get this thing looked at? I live in Montréal (Québec), Canada.
pretty sure they are audio tapes. you can take to a reproduction house and they will place on a dvd for 20ish bucks
Posted on May 28, 2009
If it is not a bad soldering joint somewhere, it could be the mode switch. They can sometimes be cleaned with Servisol Video 40, but you might have to replace it.
Posted on Dec 22, 2009
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