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GoVideo VR3845 Replacement DVD Drive

I have a GoVideo VR3845 unit. The DVD drive gear broke so that the caddy will not open or close without manual intervention. I've tried calling GoVideo directly but cannot reach anyone. CDoes anyone know where I can obtain a replacement DVD recorder drive for this unit?

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Re: GoVideo VR3845 Replacement DVD Drive

My model is vr3845 some parts are missing , because of that i can not use the video. Where can i get the part?

My zipcode is 10037

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The DVD drawer won't open and close on our Go Video VR3845 combo. Help.

Straighten a paperclip. On the face of most disk players there is a small hole. Push the paper clip into the hole, and the disk tray should release. Pull the tray out to it's full extension. Power being on or off is immaterial. Hope this help.

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Dec 31, 2009 | GoVideo VR3845 DVD Recorder/VCR

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Go video model 3930 dvd player recorder with vcr

I think your solution is impractical. If the unit is still under
warranty, you should let GoVideo handle it.

A knowledgable tech might be able to point you towards a "stock"
replacement, but finding someone to give out that kind of free advice is
going to be nearly impossible. And chances are the part (even though
cheaply made) would be expensive to buy even if you do find a source.

Next time don't buy a combo unit. They are never worth the sum of their
parts. You can buy a $50-75 VCR that is as good or better and a $80-150
DVD recorder that is just as good as that GoVideo unit

Jun 03, 2008 | GoVideo Go Video DVD/VCR Combo

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I bought the VR3845 on a whim, at a local Costco because of the DVD/VHS combo feature and the price. After 7 months the VR3845 suddenly wouldn't read DVD's anymore, even ones I'd recorded the night before. The GoVideo Web site was of no help and I'm now facing wasting hours of my time to get a replacement or my money back, assuming I can.

Other "features", you can only switch recording channels at the minute. That means you record, say 8pm to 9pm on channel 5, but you can't program the unit to record from 9pm to 10pm on a different channel. The programming interface will only let you start the next recording on a new channel at 9:01PM, so you lose the first minute of your program.

At the end of a programmed recording session the VR3845 automatically shuts off. If you're watching another channel while recording, suddenly all you see is static until you power up the VR3845 again.

Sorry Man but this thing just isn't worth it I would take it back.

Jan 09, 2008 | GoVideo Go Video VR3840 DVD Recorder/VCR

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I'm trying to get a phone number for technical assistance with my Govideo VR3845 VCR/DVD recorder.

No I haven't fixed it yet, but I'm going to keep trying on my own without paying for assistance. I have learned two things. (1) Govideo has gone out of business. (2) Costco (where I bought it) cannot help me.

Dec 11, 2009 | GoVideo VR3845 DVD Recorder/VCR

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Region change to multi on govideo #DV1140

This might help gurantees...... take care...
GoVideo D2730
  1. Power up
  2. Wait for "No Disc" to bei displayed
  3. Immediately enter 7, 3, 8, 7, 9 (the last figure is for the region, 9 = multi-region)
GoVideo DV2150
  1. Open the disc tray
  2. Press 0, 5, 2, 0
  3. Press UP, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT
  4. Press the button for the desired RC (0 = codefree)
  5. Close the disc tray
GoVideo DVP750 / DVP950
  1. Open the disc tray
  2. Press 0, 1, 0, 6, 0
  3. Press the button for the desired RC (0 = codefree)
  4. Close the disc tray
GoVideo DVP850 / DVP853 / DVP855 / DVP860 / DVP865
  1. Open the disc tray
  2. Press SETUP
  3. Highlight "Custom"
  4. Press 3, 3, 3, 3
  5. A menu should pop up (Secret)
  6. Select region (0 = region-free)
  7. Press ENTER
  8. Press SETUP
  9. Close the disc tray
GoVideo DVP1100 / DVP1165
  1. Turn on the player (without a disc inserted)
  2. Press PLAY 8x
  3. Press 0, 1, 0, 6, 0
  4. 9 should be displayed
  5. Press 9
GoVideo DVR4200 / DVR4250
  1. Change to dvd mode
  2. Insert a DVD and play it
  3. Press STOP
  4. Press PAUSE
  5. Press 3, 1, 4, 1, 5, 9
  6. Enter the region you want (0 = codefree)
  7. Press PAUSE
GoVideo R6640 / R6750
  1. region-free out of the box
GoVideo R6740
  1. Press SETUP
  2. Highlight "Exit"
  3. Enter 2, 9, 6, 0
  4. Press SETUP
GoVideo VR2945
  1. The disc tray has to be empty
  2. Press SETUP
  3. Go to the "System Info Screen"
  4. Enter 1, 1, 0, 1
  5. Enter the region (0 = multi-region)
  6. Press SETUP
GoVideo VR3840 / VR3845 / VR3930 / VR4940
  1. Press SETUP
  2. Scroll down to the lock symbol
  3. Keep Pressing 0 until it says "Congratulations region free!"
  4. Press RETURN
GoVideo D640, D645, DTH7000, DJ350, DP7240, DP8240, DP8440, DV1030, DV1130, DV1140, DV2130, DV3130, DV3140, DVR4000, DVR4100, DVR4175, DVR4300, DVR4400, DVR4550, DVR5000, DVR5100, GVP5850, GVP7811, R6530, R6540, VR1940, VR2940, VR5940

Jul 18, 2008 | GoVideo D645 DVD Player

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Govideo r6750 stuck tray

my 10 year old nephew forgot to take a disc out and inserted another this stopped the tray from opening i had to undo the screws holding the cover and remove them .Good luck p.s. don't forget to unplug firse

May 21, 2008 | GoVideo VR3845 DVD Recorder/VCR

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Govideo VR3845

My unit (vr3845) once the unit is turned on the display shows "Hello please wait" and will stay in that until it power off itself. So i can't do anything.

The serial number is: 5123845007675
ID : BE59QKE40510
P/N : 3850R-m339A

Feb 05, 2007 | GoVideo VR3845 DVD Recorder/VCR

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