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Vcr hooked up, no audio

Hooked up an older, plain vcr only, to my mom's older tv. The tapes play, and record, but no sound. When we watch tv through the vcr, there's no sound either. It is hooked up with 2 coax cables, with cable right out of the wall, no cable box, no cov box, just vcr and tv. There is sound with just the tv on. What did we do wrong?

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  • sabglb Jun 27, 2009

    ok, thanks! I will have to buy the colored cables I guess. The vcr that was in place before this one was hooked up like I have the new one hooked up. There were no colored cables, only the older screw type co ax cables from the cable company. One in one out. We reversed them and got no picture.

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This info is not correct...you need a triple rca cablr....red is right, white is left and yellow is audio......if you conect it all up and still get no sound...try another rca triple colored cable...

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From the VCR to the tv if you have RCA cables its kind of hit and miss where the audio cord goes. Only one of the jacks are for sound but it has to be plugged in to the right input. Audio is usually the white one. Just keep touching it to inputs until you hear sound start to come out of the speakers. Hope it helps.

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