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Panasonic PV-7451 VHS

There appear to be two problems. First, when I play a VHS tape a blue screen comes up that says, "Hi Fi or Normal," then it stops playing and blinks back to the tv channels. Second, while playing a DVD through it, the picture goes from light to dark to light & then scrolls.

I do not have the owners manual. Any solutions will be greatly appreciated!
Thank you.

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I don't recognize your first problem.  The "light to dark" issue I believe is intentionally engineered (mine does it too); it prevents recording DVDs on to tape.  Try running the DVD player directly to the TV.  Radio Shack used to have a box that would correct this issue too, you might check there.

T. R.

Posted on Oct 12, 2008

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