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Broksonic VCR Am trying to setup DVD to run through VCR, as the TV is an older 25" (wall mounted) with only one cable connection. It has worked with just the VCR ... even last night! The Broksonic VCR does not have an AUX cable connection. Have tried running DVD on channels 3 and 4 without success. What channel do I set for the picture to operate from the DVD? Have exhausted all avenues! HELP ... Linda (usalrc31@gmail.com)

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It should be either ch 3 or 4, BUT the VCR must be turned on and in the "vcr" mode. There may also be an way that you can switch between tuner and Video on the VCR, it would need to be in video mode.

Hope that helps...

Geno

Posted on Mar 26, 2008

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