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Samsung VR357 will not record

I have my cable set top box connected to the Sansung VR357 input with an s-video cable and still cannot get anything recorded. I have the video output from the VR357 going to my TV with an s-video cable. I have the audio output from the VR357 going into my Denon AVR 1602. I get video and sound when I play a prerecorded tape. But I am unable to record anything. Any advice?

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  • Zosh Mar 19, 2008

    My problem is with recording, not playback. I can play back tapes.

  • Zosh Mar 19, 2008

    It was not previously working and now not working. I have read the manual carefully.

  • Zosh Mar 19, 2008

    Thanks, but that is not the problem.

  • Zosh Mar 19, 2008

    For this I paid?

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The Component and S-Video outputs are for DVD playback only. The DVD Combo will not send VHS playback to the component or S-Video connections. you have to use component if you want to record.. checkout the 6th question in the FAQ..

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Please go throuh user manual for setup;

If it was previously working now its not working then Writer might be failed or mis aligned or Improperly setup.

If both the things does not work. Cusnalt authorised service center.

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Check if the record lock of the tape has not benn removed..

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