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No sound on vcr

Even with new tapes there is no sound intermitted

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  • Safehorses Jun 08, 2008

    I have a Magnovox, 4 head VCR and DVD combo. My VCR no longer has any sound what so ever. It isn't very old.



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Hi papalon5,there seem to be a problem with your cables.check if u have connected it properly i.e the red with the red adapter n so on..

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