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Wont record or playback picture

My Samsung DVD-V5500 Player goes through the motions of recording and playback but there is only a black picture with white dots running through.
Can someone help?

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Go to the menu. Select "setup". Then "Channel". Let Auto Channel Memory record your channels. I had the same problem and this worked for me.

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Re v5500 . . . can i copy a movie from the vcr onto a dvd with this model???


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According to my Satellite provider tech support. More and more channels are being encoded so that recording equipment cannot capture the signals to prevent piracy. I know the premium channels use this technique now. I would call and ask tech support if there is any copy restrictions in place that would affect your VCR recording before doing any further trouble shooting on the VCR. If you can play pack a prerecorded movie fine with your VCR then it should also record fine. Also try watching the channel through the VCR tuner and I bet you will see the same pattern. The VCR can only record the signal it is given.

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For more information please visit Samsung

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Try using a lens cleaner like the ones here.

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I had the same problem trying to use those three codes with a Samsung DVD-R155 recorder and then downloaded the pdf files for all of Comcast's remotes and came up with two codes (1) 20490 and (2) 21470. The second code worked for me. Hope that this will work for someone else.

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