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VCR/DVD & Samsung TV: "weak or no signal"

Hi,
recently got a Samsung TX-T3093WH. We're on cable & I managed to make all the correct connections with the TV, cable box and VCR/DVD (a JVC brand). After all connections were made, going to the menu on the TV, one could switch from VCR/DVD (Input/TV selection) to the regular cable stations (Input/Component 1). So far, so good. Until a couple of nights ago. I was away and my Wife tried to switch from the VCR/DVD mode to Cable/TV mode. She hit all sorts of combinations on the 3 remotes (Cable Box, VCR/DVD and TV). She never touched any of the cable/wiring connections for any of the components). The upshot is that the TV plays all the cable channels correctly but will not play the VCR/DVD at all. That is, if I go to the Menu, select Input/TV (which had been the selection to get DVD) all I get is "weak/no signal", even tho the VCR is running. I've tried all the other selections under Input, but get no signal from the VCR/DVD. The connecting cable and VCR work perfectly, as I've hooked it up to our old TV and all plays fine. It seems it has to be related to the TV and it's Menu but I'm at a loss as to how to get back to our original and perfectly working setup? Solution?
Tom in NY

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  • Tomd1969 Jul 26, 2008

    Thanks. The problem was in the 2 remotes - VCR & TV. The channel selection didn't jive. After setting both to same channel - 3 - all is well. Your idea of checking the VCR remote settings was the key! Cneers,

    Tom

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That's only on the TV menu. Open the TV Menu and look for Video input. Try to switch the video input to a different line/input, apply the changes, then switch it back to the old settings. Power off all devices and power back on.

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Take the VCR remote, check VCR output settings ( scart1, scart2 , RCA) and signal format (PAL) etc

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