Check the usual suspects, like unit is plugged in and gets power, etc.
The first thing is to try resetting the player. While it's plugged in and powered on, press and hold the FF and RW buttons together. This resets the player back to factory defaults.
Now you can go ahead and hook up to the TV. You didn't mention what type of connection you're using but make sure you're using cables you have verified to be working. Start with composite and work your way up through S-Video, Component, and then HDMI. These connections should all be made directly from the player to the TV. Make sure the TV is changed to the correct input and only hook up one connection type at a time.
Resetting the player should undo any setting changes or lockups you may have experienced and testing the video outputs one by one should tell you the rest. If none of the outputs work hooked directly to the TV then the player is probably broken and will need service.
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It all depends on what kind of connections you are using. In most cases you set the dvd recorder to input 1. Then use the yellow,red & black or white out puts from the vhs player to hook up to the number 1 input on the dvd recorder. hit play on the vhs & record on the dvd recorder at the same time. Do not forget to put a blank dvd in the dvd recorder? also for the best copy set your dvd recorder to XP for a 1 hour recording for a 1 hour or longer recording set the dvd recorder speed to SP. You should have the dvd recorder hooked up to a Tv so you can monitor the recording progress. This should work out as long as the recording you are copying is not copy protected. Good luck.
You only need coaxial cable to pick up TV stations broadcast via an aerial. If your TV has sockets to connect via HDMI or SCART, then any players can be connected via them. So if the adapter box picks up TV signals, you connect the main aerial cable to that and it should have a coaxial out socket, that should be connected to the aerial in of your TV. If you are recording to an analogue video from the adapter box, then that will need to be connected via a scart socket or other connection.
U have cables or satallites tvs services hook up.U can record VHS tapes and used any DVD/VCR recorder machines hook up.Because the pay services does convert the signal back to analoge tv signal so u can record VHS tapes.
Hello. Your digital TV is all set up to recieve the digital signal that is now the standard signal coming into your home. The old analog signal is history. If you still want to use your VHS/DVD recorder you will have to get a signal conversion box, at your local walmart or radio shack. This will take the new digital signal and convert it so your old analog VHS/DVD can process it properly. Joe
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Select AV-1 or some thing in TV and plug DVD recorder Video-Audio output in AV-1 input of TV, playback any DVD and confirm its picture and sound in TV. Press Stop button of DVD recorder to stop playback. Now plug Video-Audio output of VCR in DVD recorder input and select AV Input in DVD recorder, insert VHS tape in VCR and playback it and confirm you get VHS picture and sound in TV via DVD recorder. Hookup between TV, DVD recorder and VCR is completed. Playback VHS tape in VCR, Insert blank DVD disc in DVD recorder and press Record while you see VHS tape picture in TV. Hope this info will help you.
U must make sure ur tv channels must work throught ur DVD and VCR unit.Then u can record it out the tv show programs.U must connect the tv air signal or cable to the DVD VCR unit in the antena port.Use another cable connect out on the DVD &VCR unit and in the tv signal input in ur tv antena input.Make sure u in the channel 3 or 4 switch desire back of the DVD&VCR of the back,and the tv correct to ur desire channel switch to 3 or 4 .U
can record tv shows now.
I don't know what recorder machine you have or what your hooking up to do your transferring. You cant convert VHS movie to DVD by plugging in RCA jacks from VHS player to DVD recorder. DVD reads digital and VHS does not because it reads analog and out put analog. you have to covert VHS movie into digital in order to transfer to DVD. There is a program you can buy call Roxio Easy. great stuff, cost 59.00 buck for your desk top computer, everything you need is there to transfer VHS to DVD...hope that help some, good luck.
hook the video output from vcr to dvd input at rear, then hook output from dvd to tv input. note; you can not record protected vcr movies you can only record tv shows from sattelite to vcr or dvd recorder. its best to record straight from sattelite to dvd recorder for picture clarity.
Okay...sounds like you have a lot of signal splitting as well as devices that may also weaken your signal. With digital cable, you won't see snow or what would be a dead give-away to a weak signal. Only analog signals do that. Digital signals give you crisp clear picture or they drop out.
Try taking the cable directly from the wall to the DVD-Recorder. If you are able to watch channels and manipulate the device, then you can start from there as the source is good and the recorder is good.
Try to place the DVD-Recorder after the first splitter and see if you still receive stable signal. You'll probably need to leave the unit in this part of your A/V chain.
It really sounds like you need a signal amplifier for all the splitting you've done, or to re-work your A/V stack into something more manageable. It is entirely possible that the built-in tuner of the new DVD-Recorder is not as sensitive as the old unit.