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Vcr lock my vcr is says lock on the display and it wont turn on or off and i can not find the manual

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Re: vcr lock

Just unplug it and wait a few minutes. That worked for me.

Posted on Nov 21, 2007

Re: vcr lock - Samsung VR5607 VHS VCR VCRs

Works on older daewoo vcr also

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Re: vcr lock

Difficult to find manual online, Try pressing and holding the eject button. (this is child lock on other VCRs & DVDs)

Posted on Sep 27, 2007

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Pro-Tect Plus™ Locking Feature
To disable VCR usage or to protect set timer recordings, the unit can be locked so that the
buttons on the VCR or remote control don’t work.
• To Lock: Press and hold either the remote control’s ON•OFF or VCR button until SAFE
appears in the display to indicate Pro-Tect Plus is active. SAFE also appears if the VCR is
turned on while the feature is activated.
To Unlock: Press and hold either the remote control’s ON•OFF or VCR button until SAFE
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