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Problems playing vhs tapes

When we try to watch a vhs movie it will play then go blank & say no or weak signal . then it will play for a few seconds and do it again. It will play dvd with no problems.What do I need to do?

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  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2008

    I have the same problem on my Sharp Aquos 32" HDTV. I have a DVD/VCR combo attached to the Sharp with composite cables, so that both the DVD and VHS are using the same cables. The DVD plays fine. The VHS picture flashes on and off. I tried different cables, and a different VHS player with similar results.

    Let me know if you find anything out. I'm still playing with the settings on my Aquos to see if there is a work around.

  • paseeger Dec 26, 2008

    Also have Sharp Aquos 32". My VHS is a separate component from the DVD, but the symptom is the same: DVD good, VHS flashes. It seems to show a number of frames at high speed, then wait with black screen to catch up, then another batch of frames, etc. I am using composite video, and have tried "input 1" or "input 2", and diddled everything I can find in the setup. Any more help yet?



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Have you tried the VCR on a different TV? Could be a faulty VCR and not the TV.

With what kind of cable do you have the VCR hooked up to the tv with? Composite or Coaxial?

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