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Vhs tape stuck inside Samsung DVD-V3500 dvd/vcr combo

After four years plus of performing very well, my Samsung DVD-V3500 DVD player/VRC combo just stopped working. It won't take power either from the remote or from the console, and there's nothing wrong with the electrical outlet. I assume a fuse blew or some such and that it wouldn't pay to try and get it fixed, so I'm ready to throw it out but if at all possible I would like to retrieve the VHS videocassette that is stuck inside the machine. I have no mechanical abilities at all, so if there is any solution to this (such as opening up the machine), please provide VERY detailed instructions on how to do it. Thank you.

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  • bearclaws Jun 08, 2008

    Yes,,I have the same problem. My Samsung-V3500 DVD/VCR player suddenly quit working. I found the fuse in the rear,,and replaced it with a 2.0 amp fuse (the original was a 1.6 amp),,and it blew two of these 2.0.

    Radio Shack doesn't carry the 1.6. Plus, wouldn't a 2.0 work instead. Or do the fuses have to match exactly??

  • Anonymous Feb 28, 2009

    I have the same problem. I replace the fuse. When I plug it in there is a flash in the fuse and it burns out.


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Go to this web site. It will give you some guidance on how to remove the tape. I had the same problem and managed to get the tape out with out much trouble. My DVD V 3500 blows fuses like they are going out of style. Go to for help.

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Not much mechanical skill needed for the task ahead. there are three screws which holds the cover on the player. Here are a few steps that may help you with your power problem. There is a fuse located inside of the player at the power cord connection for safety purposes.
1. Remove all power from the combo player
2. Remove three screws from the rear of the player cover
3. Remove cover, as the cover is removed you will see the fuse at the end of the power cord attachment.
4. Remove the fuse and replace with same amperage or volts required. (replacements could be found at Radio Shack.)
5. Replace cover
6. Connect Power and check combo player

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