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DVP3340V/17 DVD/VCR my DVP3340V/17 will not playback recordings from the TV but will play rented videos. I've tried everything but can't get to work. Set up according to manual

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  • nannytina Jan 20, 2008

    This model apparentely sucks. My mother-in-law unknowingly purchased this for me for a christmas gift. Little did anyone know that you need to purchase a cable/satellite box to go with it. I think this is terrible to mislead the consurmers. This website explains the only way to get the channels to come through the vcr to record them is to purchase another product. Why is this product advertised as a vcr? To me that means that it already is capable of recording.

  • Anonymous Feb 08, 2008

    Can't recorded off of the TV.

  • cpennywell90 Jan 07, 2009

    I have a thousands of movies that I inherited from my father on vhs that were recorded off tv and dubbed off of other movies. i bought this with the expectation that it could play them because my very old vcr from 15 years ago plays them, surely this model would, but to my suprise when i put them in they were going in hyper speed and sounding like chipmunks and can only play actual bought or rented movies why is that?

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Well fbyrd95 goodluck. I have checked out the pages they offer for help. You will need to purchase a cable/satellite box to get the channels routed through the vcr. I received one of these for christmas. It is the sorriest excuse for a vcr/dvd combo I have ever seen. If this is bought as a dvd/vcr combo then I would assume that vcr means that it will record. I do not have the receipt or it would be returned. I will never purchase a philips product.

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I have a converter box and you can run the three colored AV jacks from it to line 1 on back of vcr. the other av jacks from back of tv to line 2. I am able to record and play back on video 2. You must remove jacks on line one to play back. That is a nuisence but it works. Maybe a cable receiver would work the same way if it supports the three AV wires. Lois

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