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    yes I still need it

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    The dubbing button does not respond.

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    Lost manual for my D-VR4XSU, DVD Recorder/VCR



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From the manual:
turn on tv & set to video input mode. REMOVE erase protection tab from tape. Load tape & DVD. THEN ON YOUR REMOTE:
1. press DVD (DVD indicator lights up).
2. Press REC MODE/SPEED & choose your speed.
3. Press VCR (VCR indicator lights up)
4. press DUBBING
5. select YES
6. to stop dubbing, press STOP
good luck!

Posted on Dec 23, 2007


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