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Noise while playing VHS


I just purchased a Phillips: DVDR3545V/37. I bought it to record my VHS to DVD; however, I haven't tried this, but when I play a VHS ( I have tried several- even a new one) and the machine makes noise. You can see the picture and hear the movie; however, you can also hear the noise. Sounds like there is something in the machine or is rubbing?

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Re: Noise while playing VHS

It sounds like the tape is cocked slightly. some VHS tapes did make noise. I'd take it to the store and show them the noise.

Posted on Aug 14, 2008

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