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VHS Tapes playing too fast / Machine switches of after 30 min

Hi there,
we have a Magnavox MWR20V6.

Please help us with the following problems:

- The machine switches off after ca. 30 - 45 min. and we can not switch it on again. It takes a few hours, sometimes more than 24 to get in running again.

- The VHS Tapes are playing much to fast. Its all in black&white, the actors look like they would have 8 heads etc. and the sound and voices are very high. (Like Smurfs-cartoons) :)

We really hope you can solve this problems for us.
Thank you
Eva & Mik
e-mail: CESL@sify.com

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  • Guffaw_1 Feb 23, 2008

    HI,

    they worked fine before, but not on this machine. I tried SP and LP tapes, but had the same problem with both types.

    I actually bought this machine to record all my tapes onto DVD - and that's the only thing (apart from switching off on it's own) not working. :(

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Hi,

These same tapes that you are trying to play, have they played properly in the past? Also, are the tapes in SP or LP format?

Posted on Feb 22, 2008

  • Damen Wong
    Damen Wong Feb 23, 2008

    On what were the original tapes recorded on?

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