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I have a zenith dvd vcr combo. The tv I'm using

I have a zenith dvd vcr combo. The tv I'm using does not have av inputs so using the antenna. I need to switch it to be seen on channel 4 instead of three but don't know how!?!

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On the Zenith, turn the power off. Hold down the Channel up or down button on the machine itself (not the remote) for 5 seconds, it will say RF03 hold down until it says RF04.

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If no little switch on back, it must be a selection in the setup menu. I have a zenith dvd vcr combo.  The tv I'm using - wutxtye0rjd9d9ekmodqt1eoxkvn9hr9qjz1l3dabggyud7sdgr36czsrfxqenadhnijx9nfayi+sz1sug0aaaaasuvork5cyii=

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