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Copying VHS tapes to DVDs.

The instructions are lost. In the past, with them, I was able to copy one to the other - "dubbing?" Is there a place to get replacement instruction books?

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Where can I obtain a manual?


You can go to this link for a free copy of the manual. Be advised that the device has hardware top prevent the copying of copyrighted media, so commercial VHS tapes will probably come out distorted if you try to dub them to DVD.


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Jan 19, 2016 | Toshiba D-VR3 DVD Recorder/VCR

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VHS to DVD-R


You say "home made" - not sure what you mean by that. If it was a copy of something that was originally retail, it's possible the Macrovision encoding copied over with it - in which case your DVD recorder is working as it's supposed to to prevent illegal copying of disks. I'm a bit wary of getting into this in any depth, as it treads the lines of legality. If I found a way for you to bypass this copy protection, it would allow you to pirate movies freely. I'm not going to discuss my own feelings on that, but I will say that I'm not going to support such actions on a public forum. That being said, if for some reason your totally legitimate home made tape managed to get something that's being interpreted as Macrovision coding on it, you may want to do a google search for digital video stabilizer. That will point you in the right direction.

Aug 12, 2007 | Toshiba DR4 DVD Recorder

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Power off when inserting vhs tape


I had this problem when copying an old family vhs tape. I had to unscrew the top of the magnavox to access the vhs tape. Then, I gently removed the tape and replaced the cover. After winding the tape back, I put it in the player and immediately pushed fast forward for about 3 seconds before hitting play followed by d.dubbing. I was able to make a copy of the tape and did not damage my original.

Jul 30, 2012 | Philips Magnavox MWR20V6 DVD Recorder/VCR

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Hi I am trying to dub from a VHS tape to a DVD+RW disc and I get an error message "CAN NOT DUB WITH THIS DISC" I have tryed different disc and different brands and I still get the error message?...


a while ago many vhs tapes had a protection sceme to prevent copying, i forget the namee right now, "something" vision" i think. it may be the vhs and not dvd disc.

Jan 14, 2011 | JVC DR-MX1 DVD Recorder/VCR

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Copy from vhs to dvd- want to speed process ???


I'm afraid, VHS tape have to be playback on standard speed for good picture and sound and dvd would also burn accordingly.
Noo way for fast dubbing because VHS tape video is analog signal that changed into digital signal in circuits to write on dvd disc.
I hope you understand how this dubbing works.

Nov 08, 2009 | Emerson EWR20V4 DVD Recorder/VCR

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VCR DVD Recorder not dubbing


I called the manufacturer and realized I was using the wrong type of recordable DVD disc to dub to. Non copy protected VHS tapes dub just fine as long as I'm using the proper disc.

Jun 03, 2009 | Sony RDR-VX530 DVD Recorder/VCR

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Menu question


if the tapes are store bought movies (on vhs) you will need to buy a copy guard eliminater...you dvd recorder was made not to record copy protected materal

Dec 07, 2008 | Samsung DVD-VR357

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Do I have to watch the whole VHS???


Hi

It hasn't got a function called high speed dubbing or recording like a tape player unfortunatly cause the VCR needs to be able to read the VHS and if it had high speed then it would be like fast forwarding the whole time and would look really bad.

If you have any questions please dont hesutate to ask

Sep 19, 2008 | Funai TruTech DVDVCR Dual Recorder

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No Instruction Manual


1. Insert a blank DVD disc in the DVD deck and
close the disc tray.
2. Insert the VHS video tape you wish to copy into
the VCR deck.
3. Find the place on the VHS tape from which you
want to start dubbing using the PLAY, FF, REW
and PAUSE functions. For best results, pause
playback at the point from which you want to
record.
4. Press the DUBBING button on the Remote
Control or DUB on the front panel.
The Dubbing menu appears.
5. Use the arrow keys to select the desired Record
Mode: EP, LP, SP or XP.
6. Select [Dubbing] then press ENTER or DUBBING
to start copying.
7. To stop dubbing at any other time, press STOP (x).
Dubbing will stop automatically when the VHS tape ends.

Mar 01, 2008 | Insignia IS-DVD1001 DVD Recorder/VCR

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Dubbing vhs to dvd


Easy. Connect RCA lead from video/audio OUT on the VCR to video/audio IN on the DVD recorder. Set DVD recorder source to VIDEO then press play on the VCR and record on the DVD recorder.

Sep 09, 2007 | Aspire Digital AD-8091 DVD Recorder

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