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I need to record a show

I don't have the manual. Everytime I try to record by pressing record, the VHS tape ejects. How do I record?

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Re: I need to record a show

Check the tape. The erase tab may have been removed. Try a brand new tape.

Posted on May 13, 2008

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Re: I need to record a show

You have to make sure the channel on the vcr is set to 04 and the channel on your tv is set to 03. That's how mine works.

Posted on Nov 11, 2007

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