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I've had this unit ewr20v4 for about 5 years, never tried to copy from vhs to dvd until now. I get error message, unable to copy to this disk. called CS they offered an upgrade disc but will charge me 23.00. from reading online complaints Im not sure this will fix it. Not sure this is worth the 23.00.

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You have a VHS that uses copy protection. Your unit is designed for copying self-authored DVDs, like you make from iMovie or another app, to VHS. It won't work with commercial VHS tapes with copy protection. The upgrade is probably a decoder circuit, and may be worth it if you plan to use your unit this way often.

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