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I can't get my tv to play on my vcr/dvd it plays the dvd movie but won't play on tv and i can't get my tv. it like it want to play but something is stopping the channel from tuning in my tv won't go off channel 4 or video input in

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    betty waller Oct 20, 2013

    i don't have a BUTTON TO PUT MY VCR/DVD ON 3 OR 4 I THINK IT IS THE TV IT WON'T SHOW ANY CHANNEL ON THE ONLY CHANNEL IT WILL DISPLAY IS 3 AND VIDEO INPUT I CAN'T GET IT OFF THE CHANNEL 3 AND WHEN 4 COMES UP WHEN I SWITCH TO VCR IT HAS THE LETTER A IT WON;T LET ME PROGRAM ANY CHANNEL WHEN I DO CHANNEL SEARCH

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Unplug your TV from the electrical socket and leave it for ten minutes then connect again . Try Autotune to find your stations

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SOURCE: tv/digital converter box & vcr-dvd hook-up

I have a vhs and dvd player all in one
I have a converter box hooked up to my tv and vcr , dvd player combined
I can play my movies on the tv. ok.
you have to have your tv and vcr set on channel 3. if that is what your main tv is set up with. Or 4 if you have your tv set up with that.
Mine plays ok. My settings are for channel 3
My suggestion would be to check your hook ups. maybe they are not hooked up correctly
I had to go to www.google.com and did searches to help with hook up.
I can also record station I am watching with vcr on vsh tapes. I do not have a dvd recorder.
I found out that you have to have 2 converter boxes hooked to one tv., in order to record on on station while watching another. I have not tried that, as I don't have 2 converter boxes for one tv. I found that by doing google search also. Good Luck

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SOURCE: VCR stops playing

A couple of possibilities: the bad electronics unit might have power supply problems, optical sensor problems, or other problems with the electronics. If you have some tech savvy and a voltmeter, you could check the power supply voltages. This circuit is likely in the close vicinity of the fuse. On the output side you should see a +5 volt, +12 to 15 volt, and perhaps a -35 volt (approx). The +5 supplies the logic circuit, +12 the motors. If these voltages are missing, or way out of tolerance, you will have a dead unit. A frequent cause of problems in the supply is bad electrolytic capacitors, especially in the older units (Panasonic manufactured rigs, late '80s/early '90s). Possible values on these capacitors: 2200MFD/10V 1000MFD/16V and several others. Replacements can be supplied by MCM electronics, Mouser electronics. I use the Panansonic FC series from Digi-Key Electronics. Sensor problems: Many VCRs have the sensor opticals mounted on the main circuit board, and locate themselves in particular spots in the mechanical section. One or more sensors detect tape loaded, one each for the supply & takeup spindles. If any of these sensors (especially the supply/takeup sensors) are non-working, the logic circuit will detect an error condition, and shut down the unit or at least put it into a stop mode.

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SOURCE: hi. My VCR will not record or play on channel 3

Hi chris If you mean that the tv has to be on channel 4 instead of 3 then look at the back of your vcr , there is a swich to select the output channels 3/4.
Hope this help

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