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Need help i just purchased a dvp3340v dvd vcr unit when setting unit to record programs how do u get the channel select to come up to be able to program the right channel

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Press VCR source, switch to the correct channel and press the RECORD button.

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HOw do I program the vcr to record a program when I am gone? Is the channel on the vcr unit supposed to be set to 3? I have satellite dish -- thanks

I would say that if you are using a converter box, cable box, or a satellite receiver to change your channels It would be yes and make sure you leave leave them on when you want to record. If you are using straight cable or an antenna and able to turn the channels on your vcr then you would set the channel you want to record on your vcr. I hope I helped.

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Any VCR select to input source from where recording.
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Digital channel will be your digital cable set top box or sat receiver, DVD player, whatever. Very unlikely you use a digital capable set topbox to output to your VCR or TV with old fashioned RF coax cable where you have to tun in to cerain RF frequency under Channel 0 or so. So when in timer menu select that input source connection. Direct recording without timer select the source with remote. This solution applies to all brands

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If you have the remote for the unit, with the incoming cable connected to the unit, on the remote, press menu/set up button, once in channel set up, select auto may take a couple minutes for all the channels to be found...once complete, select done/exit, or press the menu/set up button again to exit.

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Connecting TV to DVD / VCR Recorder

Appreciate the direct "Ask Me".

I am assuming that what you intend to do is:
  • record a TV channel/program/show either on VCR or DVD;
  • while at the same time watching another TV channel/program/show directly on the TV.
Yes, but only if you are not using/needing a cable decoder box. To do this, the coaxial cable from your provider would have to be made to supply both the RF/ANT/CABLE IN of the VCR/DVD and the TV. To accomplish this, you would need a 2-way splitter. One input to the splitter, 2 outputs, one each for the DVD/VCR and the TV. The DVD/VCR would have to be connected to the TV using yellow, white & red RCA cables. To watch DVD, VCR and/or what is being recorded on the DVD/VCR, set the TV to Video mode. To watch regular TV, select the channels on the TV.

Good luck and Thank you for using FixYa.

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This model DVP3340V is only a DVD player/VCR. You can record to the VCR but not on the DVD.

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Depends how you have connected to the TV.

You will need to set your TV to the relevant socket you have connected the DVD/VCR into.

S-Video, Component , composite etc

These will be EXT 1 , EXT 2 or AV 1, AV 2 etc.

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Are you using the cable connectors to go into the VCR, and then from the VCR to the TV?

If so, turn the VCR on. Put the TV on channel 3 or 4 (depending on which one you have it set to. If you are unsure, try both channels one at a time) Press the VCR/DVD button so the display on the VCR says VCR (not DVD). Now, you should be able to change the channel with your VCR remote control. If not, you have a problem with your cables. Make sure your cable from the wall goes to RF IN on your VCR. The RF Out on the VCR should go to your TV ANT In or TV RF In.

If you have successfully gotten your TV to display the TV station shown on the front of your VCR, then all you have to do is put in a tape, select the channel you want to record and press the record button.

If you want to watch another channel while you're recording, press the TV/VCR button on the VCR remote, then use your TV remote to change channels.

When you want to stop recording, press the stop button, put the TV back onto channel 3 or 4 (depending on what you have it set to) and press the TV/VCR button on your VCR again. From here you can rewind and view your recording.

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Well fbyrd95 goodluck. I have checked out the pages they offer for help. You will need to purchase a cable/satellite box to get the channels routed through the vcr. I received one of these for christmas. It is the sorriest excuse for a vcr/dvd combo I have ever seen. If this is bought as a dvd/vcr combo then I would assume that vcr means that it will record. I do not have the receipt or it would be returned. I will never purchase a philips product.

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