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Recording from vhs to dvd

Can we record from vhs to dvd with a philips dvp3050v

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I am pretty sure you can not.....unless it is a dvd burner too which i am pretty sure it isn't then no you can not record vhs to a dvd with that device. I am almost positive in saying no you can not do that

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