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I have an old sanyo vwm 710 vcr. I have a new hdtv. I can play tapes on the tv if I change the input on the tv. I have selected line 1 on the vcr, but cannot get any channels to come on to record. The antenna is plugged into the back of the tv, the yellow, red, white cord goes from the tv to the output spots on the vcr. The vcr is on channel 4 (on the back. Do I need to change something on the remote or hook up another cable?

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Have you tried pressing the INPUT button on the remote; try pressing it up to 3 different times because I believe it sequences 2 or 3 times. With mine, hooked up to my RCA TV, 1st push puts it in Line1 on a blank blue screen, 2nd push shows Line 2 on a blank blue screen, and 3rd push brings it back to my TV with my satellite picture showing.

Sincerely, Rick

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Not really a solution....RCA customer services (from India, I think), says that there is no way with that VCR because both the front and back (red, yellow,white) ports are input, and the only other jack on the tv is the one for the antenna. Since the digital converter is inside the tv, a splitter would do no good.
I would still have to get either a new VCR with the digital converter in it or get another converter box. An atmosphere of bait and switch is covering this hdtv scheme....

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