Question about RCA VR349 VHS VCR
What does it mean when a VHS tape shows snow and plays the sound is there A way I can fix it to get the picture to show its not VHS player that's Makeing it happen
Posted on Aug 09, 2014
I assume you have had this player a while and I assume that all the programs that work without snow are ones that you recorded using that VCR to do it. Right?
If so, it is a compatibility issue where the last time you had it fixed, the repair guy did not check for VCR to VCR compatibility. I had a shop for 15 years and this is common.
Do you have a Tracking control? try adjusting that. It is either a physical control or part of the menu, depending on that specific model.
Last...last is to open the unit and you must be very very careful. Put in a tape that is from another player that plays snow and identify the shinny rotating head if you can physically see it. It sits at an angle and the RCA is typically in the back middle, about an inch in a half in diameter. While playing press your finger very very lightly in the middle of the shinny exposed video tape for like 4-10 seconds and maybe the snow will go away.
Your video head may be worn or dirty. Do not attempt to clean the heads the are verrrry delicate.
3. Try finding an old VCR cleaning tape. It does the same thing as your finger.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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