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Convert miniDV to VHS

Hi .. we are trying to record something onto a VHS tape using our camcorder and the VCR .. how do we set that up? thanks

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  • raceguy1183 Feb 14, 2008

    I properly plugged my Canon ZR70 into my VCR to record VHS's. It comes up perfectly on the door screen. I have the camera set up as TAPE, not CARD and as VCR, not CAMERA. But for some reason when every time I push the record button, all that happens is the screen says "NO CARD" even though I have a cassette in the player and it doesn't even start recording. How should I address this problem and what am I doing wrong?

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    hi got the above camcorder and want to put the video i have taken on vhs what do i do? thanks

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I properly plugged my Canon ZR70 into my VCR to record VHS's. It comes up perfectly on the door screen. I have the camera set up as TAPE, not CARD and as VCR, not CAMERA. But for some reason when every time I push the record button, all that happens is the screen says "NO CARD" even though I have a cassette in the player and it doesn't even start recording. How should I address this problem and what am I doing wrong?

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You use the mini to triple RCA cable with the camera and go into the menu and make sure you are on A/v out instead of headphones. You just hit play on the camera and record on the VCR and Whala, it's done.
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