Green tint on TV screen when playing DVD's or Videos 2nd problem and can't record anything
2 problems with my new DVD/Video Recorder. First,using a scart lead to connect the machine and the TV, have tried to play a DVD and Video, there is a green screen, then on playing either there is a green tint on the movies played. The sound and picture is OK apart from the colour.
Second, we cannot get it to record our VHS's to DVD. We tried and the DVD was blank when we finished. Have now purchased a manual but it doesn't help as all instruction talk about things on the remote control which we do not have. I was told that you could just out in the Video and DVD and press record but that hasn't worked. Don't want to buy a universal remote till getting the colour problem sorted.
Thankyou for any comments to help.
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Re: Green tint on TV screen when playing DVD's or Videos...
1: Hi i would recommend trying the recorder on a different tv to check if the problem continues. If the green tint is gone then its the tvs inputs. If it is still green then its the player or the cord. Try a different cord if the green tint is still there then the player has a problem.
2: Now for the VHS to DVD. There are general a lock out encoded on the VHS if it is a store bought movie. This is to protect the content on the VHS from piracy and that would case the DVD to be blank. The VHS to DVD are made for converting your home videos like family vacations and stuff you record your self and not for commercial movies like the ones you bye at the store. If you want to convert old VHS movies to DVD you would have to get another VHS player and another device in between the VHS player and the VHS to DVD recorder.
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