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DVD Recorder+VCR I have ni problem setting this unit up, BUT IT will Not Function as Advertised! I am trying to convert VCR tapes to DVD's! Ther Tape will run through to it's program end, and stop. The DVD does NOT Record! Trying to start the process, the unit goes as far as 'Set up' on the readout. That is IT! I Can't get it to go beyond that so I can Record to DVD! WHY???

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  • MikeTm Feb 21, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem. My daughter bought her Go Video a year or so ago and never could figure out how to make it record VHS to DVD. I figured I could do it. Bought my own. Does not work. I can read English, directions are not complicated. It simply does not do what it is supposed to do. Not impressed!



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Are you putting in both media, starting the VCR you want to copy and then pressing copy? The first post mentions "set up" and that is not necessary for copying.

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