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I can only record when the TV is switched on. The Scart lead is set up correctly so the problem must be a setting on the DVD but I can't find it. If I switch off to record it just tapes a black screen. Please help.

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I can only record when the TV is switched on. The Scart lead is set up correctly so the problem must be a setting on the DVD but I can't find it. If I switch off to record it just tapes a black screen.
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