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Connecting my tv and vcr so i can use the vcr remote control

When I lost my remote for my vcr/dvd player I changed tv channels on my tv.  Found the remote and they are not connected anymore, and there is no channel 3 on my tv anymore, it skips channel 3.  So i am unable to use my vcr remote anymore to change channels.  I disconnected everything and reconnected it all but it still isn't working.  Do I have to get an universal remote now or is there a way to get it back to the way it was.

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Re: Connecting my tv and vcr so i can use the vcr remote...

You can always push "03" on a universal remote programmed to work your TV. A better solution is to connect the devices properly. You shouldn't use the tuner inputs for a VCR/DVD player, or you will get a poorer picture and no stereo sound. See the instruction manual for your player and TV. Use a stereo audio/video cable to connect them and select the proper input. The instructions will hopefully clarify this.

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