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2002 zenith console television

I do not have a user manual for my console tv and cannot get my tv/vcr or dvd player to play on the television we purchased. There is no aux buttons on the menu screen and yet there are plugins on the back to plug in the video components. We have dish input and I am not sure what is wrong and why i cannot get my items to play dvd or vcr on this television. It does not play even if i turn off the dish and put it on channel 3 or 4. I need a manual or connection help

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  • bonz161 Aug 13, 2008

    i actually have 2 remotes but neither wil bring up a auxilary mode for dvd or vcr even though the one does have that option button. I will try as you suggested but if i remember correctly i don't remember seeing a 1/2 line when pressing the up down key. Do i need to have my dish cable go into the vcr combo and then out to the tv instead of the way the current tech hooked it up? the connections are plugged into the same inputs on the rear of the tv as was the old one that we replaced with this one. On a previous tv (in another room) he has the vcr locked in a channel (60) to recieve my programing...I'm afraid that this is the case here and I don't think that will work on this particular tv as the dvd player and vcr are two seperate units. Thanks for your help and input, much appreciated. I await for further advice.


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If you lost the remote for a zenith television and want play a movie on an input, use the channel up/down buttons to navigate. Ususally if your on ch 2, press the down button. Line 1/2 will appear on a blackscreen if the device is off. Otherwise, I have had great success using a GE universal remote with my Zenith tv/vcr combo unit. (by the way, I work for the technical support department for my city's local cable company)

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