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Cannot figure out to get VCR to come on at certain time.

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This can only be set using the remote control timer. Refer to the user manual for assistance on steps to perform this. If you dont have the manual simply type device make and model on google and add manual to it.
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Put your TV/DVD/VCR on
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(you dont need codes or anything)
then while holding in what you want to program (TV, DVD, VCR) hold in ON/OFF
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