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SHARP aquos 1080p HDTV: VCR image flickers when playback

I have an old Sony hlv-660hf VCR; worked perfectly for my recording needs until I hooked it up to my SHARP aquos LC-32D62U 1080p HDTV. The image on playback started flicking in a very regular fashion: 2 second image, 2 second black screen; 2 second image, 2 second black screen, etc... I tried everything with the connections, even got a NEW vcr, hooked it up, same problem even though i tried different hook-ups, ie. s-video, regular, etc.. It leads me to think the problem is with the TV or connections; fact that it is 1080p? Am totally slumped, can anyone help me?? I have this same flickering problem with the VCR connect to Sharp AQUOS LC37D62U. have tried several VCRs - several cables - same problem.
Called service - suggested I keep trying different VCRs - not practical

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  • Anonymous Jul 16, 2008

    Had the same problem with the screen going black every couple of seconds while playing a vhs tape. Tried the solution posted below and it fixed the problem. Thanks!

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I have the same model TV and the following worked for me. I am using A/V cables attached to Input1 on back of the TV.

On your Sharp TV remote control:
1. Select the Input (1-5) that is attached to your VCR.
2. Go to the menu and select options.
3. Change your color system to NTSC.

This should stop your picture frome flashing on and off.

You still may have a issue with the screen colors. I don't know of a way to address this, other than to make the picture monochrome.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Jul 09, 2008

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