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Video image problem- Blue screen?

Whenever I attempt to play a fairly recent VHS, a blue screen haunts the television. The audio works fine, however, and I have ran through the AV channels in case it wasn't on Video 1. Also, unrelated or not, at any random interval the machine stops the tape and begins to rewind. I've played with this a bit, and it seems to always stop at the same point a couple of minutes in. There is nothing wrong with the tape (I've played it on an older VCR), and I've checked the cables a few times just to be safe. I have it connected through the audio video cables. There shouldn't be anything wrong with those, the DVD plays faithfully. Perhaps someone can offer me a solution. I've pressed through who knows how many buttons and options. :P

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If your unit is fairly new,your VCR part might be the problem.Take it back!
If you have this unit for awhile,two things:
1. You need a professional A/V repair guy to clean up and check your VCR head.
2. The rental VHS tape is dirty.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 27, 2008


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