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The DVD will play and display, but the VHS will play but not display.

I can't get the vhs to play on this machine even though I hear the mechanism working and the display on the unit says the VHS is activated. The screen for the tv still says DVD even when I'm trying to use the VHS. Any ideas? Both have worked in the past, but now only the DVD is functioning..

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  • ccbresser Feb 24, 2009

    I once got the VHS to play and display, but not for a few years. I have reconnected the wires at least three times with no results. I am not using the S-cable. I am annoyed by this problem and about to go buy another unit from someone else. Can anyone specifically outline a potential solution. Solutions 1 and 2 weren't applicable to my situation.

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I had same problem using the s-video connection. reconnected with composite cables and problem fixed. Thanks

Posted on Jan 11, 2008

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It could be that the output to TV from VHS only works through the composite cables (the red, white, yellow).

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