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DVD-VR357: Copy multiple vhs tapes to one DVD?

Can you copy more than one vhs tape to a single dv disc? I am using DVD-R discs and cannot see in the manual how to do this. I can do the single vhs to single dvd but i know the tapes i am copying are not using the full dvd disc. I am sure there must be a way to do this so we do not waste discs. Is it because i am using -R discs?

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Re: DVD-VR357: Copy multiple vhs tapes to one DVD?

Try using DVD/RW disks with pausing the recording when you change VHS tapes.

Posted on Jan 09, 2008

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I cannot copy commercially recorded VHS tapes to DVD. Msg comes up saying it is COPY PROTECTED. Heard that if for personal use only I am permitted to copy tapes. Any way around this?

No,this can be done only copyright materials through the VHS box converter run through a computer with a programs call copy decoders programs.Than u can copy VHS copy protected matrials.Than u reburn it back to DVD disc.So this require alot of work,time and money so not worth it to copy commercially VHS tapes to DVD Disc.

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I have a Samsung DVD-VR357. I get no color on vhs tapes. I only get black and white.Picture is good. DVD color is ok. When I copy VHS to DVD, the DVD copy is in black and white also. DVD copies from...

Are you trying to copy a comercial VHS tape to DVD?
If you are then macrovision copy protection system on either the tape or in the machine is the reason for the loss of colour.
There's not a lot you can do about it. If you want to copy commercial material you will need to transfer it to a computer and get a program to do it. But unless it's unavailable it is cheaper to buy the DVD version I have found and you will get better picture and sound too!
If it does it with a none comercial tape (ie something recorded of the TV). Then it could be a head fault or something else. In which case try cleaning all the heads guides etc first.

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if the tapes are store bought movies (on vhs) you will need to buy a copy guard dvd recorder was made not to record copy protected materal

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With a combo machine you are usually stuck making another disk from your VHS tape-unless yours has a hard drive. Or you could make a copy with your computer DVD recorder-much faster by the way.
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IMPORTANT: If attempting to copy copyrighted material the Samsung DVD-VR320 will detect the encoding and will not allow the copy to be made.

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Copying vhs to dvd using samsung vr357 ??

I do not think you would have to worry about a way to disable the copy protection that is on the vhs tapes. you are not going to record over them. You are just going to transfer information to the dvd side. jh

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