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VHS to DVD

I recorded VHS to DVD, it plays fine on the DVD/TV however it does not play on computer.

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Your computer may not have the appropriate codecs. Codecs are basically translators

I would recommend the X-lite Codec package

Posted on Aug 12, 2008

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SOURCE: Connect DVD recorder to Video player/recorder- transfer VHStodisc

hook the video output from vcr to dvd input at rear, then hook output from dvd to tv input. note; you can not record protected vcr movies you can only record tv shows from sattelite to vcr or dvd recorder. its best to record straight from sattelite to dvd recorder for picture clarity.

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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SOURCE: DVD does not play on other players or computer

Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Your description indicates that the last step in the DVD recording has not been performed on these discs that were recorded on the Magnavox. This would be "finalize" or instruct the Magnavox that no other files would be written/recorded on the current disc. Thereafter, the Magnavox would complete the DVD disc making it playable in any other player. Normally, finalization would take a bit of time to complete.

Pls post back how things turned up. Good luck and thank you for using FixYa.

Posted on Feb 02, 2009

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SOURCE: panasonic dvd recorder wont record or play

It is also possible that you are trying to record using an already used -R or an unformatted RAM disk.

Posted on Apr 20, 2009

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SOURCE: Can you record a playing vhs video to a dvd on sharp dv rw250?

Yes, you can do this if you have a VCR that has a channel on the VHS part of the unit that shows your DVD screen (see instruction manual for better explanation). The Sharp unit that you have might have this feature, if not then look at your instruction manual for how to hook up the VCR part of your unit to an external DVD player. Good luck to you!

Posted on Nov 04, 2009

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SOURCE: plays vhs tape in only black and white (no color).

my old series of ROOTS is playing in black and white and says on cover that they are in color

Posted on Feb 19, 2011

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SOURCE: I've had a DR-MV5S DVD

Register and download the manual for free audio.manualsonline.com


http://portablemedia.manualsonline.com/manuals/mfg/jvc/jvc_dr_drmv5s.html


If it won't PLAY VHS tapes it must have a serious mechanical problem (if it even loads) or its heads are glommed up, so it obviously won't record them either. When's the last time you ran a cleaning tape through it?


Solve the load or playback problem and it will probably record.


Time and poor storage conditions are the mortal enemies of tapes. Store the in a 'played

Posted on Feb 26, 2011

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