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VCR SLP playback problem

VCR Records Both SP and SLP. Plays SP OK, but does a lot of rolling with SLP. VCR- SLP plays on other units with no problem. Any thoughts as to what the trouble may be?
DVD OK except that it does not record a full 4 hours on LP, but runs about 8 minutes short.

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Re: VCR SLP playback problem - Sanyo DRW-1000 DVD Recorder/VCR DVD & Blu-Ray Players

I would first have it cleaned.

Posted on Feb 07, 2008

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