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Trying to watch vcr on channel 4, but the vcr is set to channel 3

I have a magnavox mwd2209 vcr/dvd player and i dont know how to switch to channel 4 on it. It came with the default set to channel 3, but how do you switch it to channel 4? there are no switches or buttons to push that you would normally find on a vcr unit.

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Re: trying to watch vcr on channel 4, but the vcr is set...

You can watch the TV programs
with the tuner of the unit. (Usually
channel 3 or 4 of the TV is
available for the RF converter
setting.) Be sure to connect the
unit to a TV using the RF cable.
Select channel 3 on your TV.
Press [VIDEO/TV] on the remote
• If noise appears, change the
RF output channel of the unit to
CH 4 by pressing [VIDEO/TV]
for 3 seconds. The RF output
channel will alternate between
CH3 and CH4

Posted on Jul 15, 2008

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