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Quasar VHQ41M I purchased the VCR in 2001-02. It appears to be internally fixed on channel 3 and I need to use channel 4 for it to work on my TV. I searched for a button on the back andsides of rht VCR to see if there was a way I could switch the channel from 3 to 4, but there is none. I tried to manually change the VCR channel to 4, but it reverted back to 3. Can you give me any way of getting the channel to 4 so I can use it on my TV? Any assistance is most appreciated.

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  • Evelyn Melcavage Aug 08, 2007

    I do not feel the my question was answered. I do not wantto disengage my dish connection to the TV every time I want to use the VCR. I am interested in knowing how to connect the VCR to the dish equipment so I can switch from TV to DVD to VCR.

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I am not conversant with VCRs sold in the United states, but - a VCR is a VCR is a VCR. So, can i suggest an alternate solution to your problem? Why not use the AV out sockets of your VCR and hook them to the AV IN sockets of your TV? In this manner, you you also get a better image. And of course, you feed In the signal source (Antenna, cable Box, etc) directly to the TV, and use your remote to switch to AV mode whenever you desire to watch movies or Tape.

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  • Pravin Gupta Aug 09, 2007

    Madam,
    In my solution, you will have not have any neccesity to 'disengage' your dish connection whenever you wish to view your DVD or VCR.
    It is a one time exercise - feed the signal from your dish directly to the Antenna socket of your TV (at the rear ofthe TV). Use AV inputs on the TV to connect to VCR and DVD. So whenever you desire to watch broadcast programs from the Dish Antenna, all you got to do is select 'TV' on the TV's remote and you will be able to recieve the Channels being recieved by the dish - DIRECTLY - on the TV. And when you wish to view your VCR, select 'video' on the TV's remote, and play the VCR, and you can watch the Tapes from the VCR. Input selection - TV program or VCR - is done through the Remote Control.

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