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Record to DVD, not VHS

Hi - second post (forgot unit info). Is it possible to record show onto DVD rather than VHS? if so, please explain. Thanks, Vauna

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No sir the player is only a dvd player not a recoreder

Posted on May 23, 2008

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Want to record VHS to DVD on my Toshiba DVR620KU but do not want to connect to my TV set. Is this possible? My TV is older and does not have the input/output jacks. I just want to put in a VHS tape and a...


If the entire VHS is full then you can easily transfer the VHS contents to the DVD. The video will play while it is recording onto the DVD, but you don't have to have it hooked up to any TV for it to record. Now if you don't know how long the VHS content is that you want to record to DVD, then you will have to hook up the player to a TV so that you can press stop when you reach the end of the content you want recorded. At least this is true in the way that I use to transfer VHS to DVD:

1) Turn on the unit
2) Insert VHS tape
3) Insert DVD-+R or DVD-+ RW
4) Using remote, press VCR
5)Using remote, press play then pause the tape where you want to start recording.
6)Using remote, press DVD
7) Using the remote, press DUBBING. The VHS should start to play and the DVD should start recording

When using this method, don't hit the RECORD button!

I hope this helps!

Sep 05, 2011 | Toshiba DVR620 DVD Recorder/VCR

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VHS to DVD: audio and visual dont match on playback


Hi, this is a problem with cramming too much info onto dvd.
For a good quality dvd, it needs to have about 1.5 to 2 hours of video on it. The more you put it the lower the quality it becomes. Don't forget though , it will never be better than the original.unless you have some specialist software to tidy up sound and flickers in the video.
So I would stick with one tape to one dvd if you want to keep the quality.
DVD's are cheap anyway, you can buy a spindle of 50 Verbatims for £10.

I hope this has helped you understand a little better, but if you need more assistance, then please ask.

Regards - Anthony

Feb 11, 2010 | Samsung DVD-VR375 DVD Recorder/VCR

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I have a Magnavox ZV427MG9 A VHS & DVD Recorder


U must make sure ur tv channels must work throught ur DVD and VCR unit.Then u can record it out the tv show programs.U must connect the tv air signal or cable to the DVD VCR unit in the antena port.Use another cable connect out on the DVD &VCR unit and in the tv signal input in ur tv antena input.Make sure u in the channel 3 or 4 switch desire back of the DVD&VCR of the back,and the tv correct to ur desire channel switch to 3 or 4 .U
can record tv shows now.

Aug 18, 2009 | Philips Magnavox DVD+R/+RW Recorder/VCR

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How do I record my vhs onto the dvd?


How about a USER MANUAL instead :D


Please note this unit is NOT a DVD recorder. It only has a DVD ROM drive to play DVDs - not to record to them.


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May 30, 2009 | Samsung DVD-V4600 DVD Player/VCR

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Panasonic DMR-ES40V DVD-Video, Transfering of..


ok,you need to prepare your VHS tape and put to what portion of it you want to transfer.but, you will need a cd/dvd writer.it is used to record whatever you want to record.you need a computer to do this.it's complex but if you get the hang of it, it's very easy.

May 07, 2009 | Panasonic DMR-ES40V DVD-Video Recorder

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How to record a VHS tape to a DVD disc


Read your manual first to make sure the unit will do this.If it does chances are it won't record unless it has a decoder built in.Most VHS tapes have macrovision protection that prevents you from copying them.It will however,record homemade VHS tapes.There are decoders out there you can buy to enable you to copy VHS tapes.

Dec 30, 2008 | Samsung DVD-V4600 DVD Player/VCR

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Unable to "dub" my 8mm tapes onto DVD-R using my Sylvania DV90VE


From comments posted on the Internet by other Sylvania users with a similar problem, I  learned that I had to use a 4X DVD-R (the ones I had been trying to record on were 16X). And I found that Office Depot sells the sometimes hard-to-find 4X format, so that's where I'm headed right after lunch.  Thanks.

Dec 13, 2008 | Sylvania DVR90VE DVD Recorder/VCR

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Recording from VHS to DVD


Hi,

Appreciate the direct "Ask Me".

To my knowledge, a KLH DVD8350 is only a player, it has no recording capabilities, sorry.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information. Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

Nov 08, 2008 | KLH DVD8350 DVD Player

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Record onto DVD


No. This machine only plays DVDs. You would have to obtain an entirely different machine. One that is a DVD Recorder. This one is a DVD Player + Video Cassette Recorder

Apr 28, 2008 | Zenith XBV243 DVD Player/VCR

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Copy a vhs to a dvd on govideo dvr4200


This model is a DVD player only. It does not record to DVD's. You would need to get a model that has a DVD recorder.

Dec 15, 2007 | GoVideo DVR4200 DVD Player/VCR

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