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No picture but has sound in VHS, Both work in DVD play

VHS video just suddenly stopped after attempting to dub to DVD video

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The main cause of this is a dirty video head. You can get a head cleaning tape that will clean the head. Or you can do it manually. But you have to take off the top cover and spray the video head with Servisol Video 40. Allow it to dry and test the machine. If it doesn't do it the first time or the picture is breaking up, clean again.

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1. Insert a blank DVD disc in the DVD deck and
close the disc tray.
2. Insert the VHS video tape you wish to copy into
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Mode: EP, LP, SP or XP.
6. Select [Dubbing] then press ENTER or DUBBING
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