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Dubbing vhs to dvd

I have a Broksonic DVRCR900 DVD/VCR recorder. I lost the manual and can't figure out how to dub a vcr tape to a dvd. Can u please help? Thanks,

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  • Anonymous Jan 21, 2008

    I have a Broksonic DVRCR900 DVD/VCR recorder. I lost the manual and can't figure out how to dub a vcr tape to a dvd. Can u please help? Thanks,

  • discorder Mar 23, 2008

    I lost manual need to know how dub a tape to dvd

  • Anonymous May 30, 2008

    need to dub camcorder to dvd and need the manual

  • Anonymous May 30, 2008

    need to dub camcorder to dvd and need manual

  • bo bruce Jun 13, 2008

    i need an owner manual please

  • carlos_caha Jun 22, 2008


  • Ev67 Jul 15, 2008

    Lost manual and need to dub vhs to dvd. Also, what type of dvd do I need... dvd+r or dvd-r ?

  • Anonymous Aug 10, 2008

    need to now how to put tape to dvd?

  • daisysnuggle Aug 20, 2008

    need manual

  • robivio Oct 09, 2008

    i can only get it to play the audio, and i can record that. but no video from vhs tapes come through.

  • honkytonkman Oct 21, 2008

    I lost my manual & need to know how to dub vhs tape to dvd

  • yorty4 Feb 19, 2009

    I have also lost the owners manuel. Kinda funny having this for over 4 years and paying the price I did back then so I could convert all my VHS tapes to DVD I never got to it. Now I want to and cant seem to see how to do it.

  • djtilgh Apr 03, 2009

    I have lost the owners manuel. I bought this equipment over 4 years and paying the price I did to convert all my VHS tapes to DVD I never used it. "Shameful" Now I want to use it and I can't find my manual.

    Will you help me please?

  • dpmpsp May 14, 2009

    I have the same problem.



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Please thank Stu for scanning this. I have uploaded the manual to my personal web page. Just click the link and the word document will download. (why is it so hard to record with this thing? Shouldn't there just be one button? Broksonic has taken years off my life, but not anymore)

your welcome,

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  • ddojnia Jul 12, 2011

    This is to PGD80,
    I clicked your link for a copy of the DRVCR900 manual, and it can't find your domain, have you changed your domain, could you now send an updated link, or email me at , Thanx in advance



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Thanks to the awesome man who scanned the manual!! My hero!!

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Mike - Eddie - The easiest way to answer this is to send you a copy of page 76 from the manual. I'll email it to you as an attachment if you give me your email address. Write me at <stuh@> (remove the space after the @)

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6. Select [Dubbing] then press ENTER or DUBBING
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