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Dubbing vhs to dvd

I am trying to transfer a movie from a vhs to dvr. I had it set and I THINK it was recording. It recorded the movie and was recording advertisement also. I canceled the recording by pressing stop so it wouldn't tape the advertisements after this movie. When I went to switch to DVD to see if it recorded, all I got on my TV screen was "please wait". I finally got it to stop and when I tried to play back the movie, all it showed that recorded was 1 minute of the movie and as far as the chapters, I saw the one minue of the movie and 5 empty squares where I assume the other chapters would go. Also "NV" would show up on the dvd recorder as an error message. What does that mean?

Am I doing something wrong?

Thanks, I appreciate any help!

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Re: dubbing vhs to dvd

Just as an FYI: The pause does work, Deicide. At first all I could find was the easy way to Copy in my manual. Before I transferred something over that I really wanted, I played around/experimented with something else and I pressed "Pause" for every commercial break and it worked great!

What does NV mean, anyhow?

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Re: dubbing vhs to dvd

If you try and record a video with copygaurd it will only record a tiny section. If you press stop or return for 3 seconds you will cancel the recording, try pressing the pause button you edit out adverts, i have not tried this yet but it might work.

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Note: copy-protected videos can't be dubbed.

Crutchfield and Toshiba both have the manual for the DVR-610 . Crutchfield has the manual here: . See page 49 for a set of screen captures of the steps for duplicating a video.

I hope this helps.

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Sounds like you are doing everything right. Only things I can think of are:

- Make sure the disc is a blank one.
- Try a different disc.
- Make sure the tape you are trying to dub is not encoded with Macrovision copyguarding. If it is a home-made recording then you are OK, but a factory recording on a store bought tape may cause some difficulties.

If you are still having troubles try a complete 15 minute reset by unplugging from the power source.

Good luck!

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