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I'm not understanding how to hook this machine up.
The RF coaxial cable that goes to audio in video out that will connect the tv to this machine they don't connect to the back of the video machine. seems to need some type of connector.
Will this record or burn a DVD if I don't connect that part up and just connect the RCA vidio and audio cables up? Thank you

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  • bettymh Feb 11, 2008

    This is a magnavox Digital disc recorder with vidio cassette recorder. Model # BZV420MW8. I am trying to copy old family VCR tapes to a CD. Does this machine need to be connected to the TV throught the coaxial cables in order to do this dubbing. When I purchased this it had only RCA vidio cable in, and RCA audio cable out, that came with it. so therefore, if this has to be connected to the TV for it to dub I will need some sort of adapter to connect the coaxial cable that is out from TV to the recorder. The recorder is made to where it take a different plug in there. thank you

  • Kentonbz Oct 21, 2008

    I dont know how to set up the system so as to copy from a video cassette to a dvd

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    Louie Role May 11, 2010

    Hi,

    Pls post back with brand and model of both the DVD Player and the TV.

    Good luck and kind regards.

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Is this a dvd/vcr recorder combo? or is it just a dvd player? if it is only a dvd player, there wouldn't be a rf input. you won't be able to record or burn recordings.just hook up the audio/video cables to your tv to watch dvd's. if it is a recorder combo without a rf input or output, you may need a rf modulater they sell at radio shack for about $25.
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  • wilson garcia Feb 11, 2008





    no. the recorder does not need to be hooked up to the tv from the coax cable to dub videos. it is internal [ vhs to dvd, dvd to vhs ] you do however need to connect the recorder to the tv so you can see what you are dubbing. the back of your tv hopefully will have audio/video inputs so you can hook up the red, white, & yellow cable that came with the recorder.you maybe seeing a s-video slot on the back of the recorder. [ it's round with little holes inside ] if your tv doesn't have any other inputs beside coax in, you will then need the rf modulator i mentioned from radio shack.

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