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Zv420mw8 dvdr with vhs player/recorder

It dosen't seem to matter how I hook this thing up I can't make it work .
I found it nessarry to buy an RF-Moulader and I still can't get it to work right , i did get it to play a dvd but it hums loud and I diden't contuine to use it,
can you help. The box says SMART simple hook-up i would like to put it through Wal-marts front window. HELP

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Vacrel please give me some more information;
1 tv model and maker
2 what type of cables did you use to hook to the tv (colors)
3 did you hook the output of the dvd to the input of the tv?
4 the hum is the wrong cable hooked to the audio a yellow video cable connected to a white audio will produce a hum and no picture.
Please advise i you are color blind in any way. thank you

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