Question about Televison & Video

1 Answer

Can't find a channel to watch a DVD pre-recorded DVD

I have an inexpensive Symphonic TV (WF206) and a used Samsung DVD player. I have the cables hooked up but can't find a channel on the TV to watch a DVD. I hooked up the wall cable to the DVD then hooked up a cable from the DVD output to the TV. My TV will go over 100 channels with the remote but I still can't find a channel to watch a pre-recorded movie. The TV in the the main room has AUX1 and AUX 2 channels but I can't find those. We have Time Warner Cable. I'm wondering if my TV just isn't cable of finding the channel for the dvd player.

Posted by kitcat on

  • karthikcp Nov 06, 2007

    DVD player not showing picture

×

Ad

1 Answer

Anonymous

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 21 Answers

You should have a input select button on your remote. video 1 should be the front and video 2 should be the back. i had to buy 3 or 4 different universal remotes when mine messed up just to get the one button to change to change it to the inputs because there is no other way to change it to that with he buttons on the tv. kinda surprised that you didn't try and push that button yet. 

Posted on Oct 28, 2007

  • Anonymous Oct 28, 2007

    ok looks like i was a little off. it is called game on the tv you have. here is a PDF of the owners manual if you don't have your anymore too.
    http://manualshark.org/p/symphonic-20/sy...

  • Anonymous May 22, 2009

    ok here is a link to the manual on ther esite.
    http://www.symphonic.us/pdf/om/WF206.pdf


×

Ad

Add Your Answer

×

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I purchased a MDR513h/f7 hdd & dvd Player/recorder for my cable TV. I can not watch one channel while recording another. Comast said I must have a dual turner and that is what I purchased (I think)....


This model has only one tuner, I'm afraid. You can only watch one channel at a time, unless you split the cable signal going into it. One side goes to the recorder, the other to the TV. Then you use the single tuner in the recorder to record and the TV's tuner to watch the other channel.

Sep 12, 2010 | Philips Magnavox DVD/VCR Dual Player

2 Answers

I have Time Warner cable. I have a Symphonic SR90VE vcr/dvd that I have hooked up to the main TV. The cable box services a second tv in another room. I can't seem to get the main tv and the vcr/dvd player...


Cable goes to vcr cable INPUT, then run cables from vcr OUPUT to tv INPUT or AV.

Then put tv on input or av channel or channel 4 and use put the vcr on the channel you want to record.

Apr 19, 2010 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

I cant record. trying to record from the tv to blank video tape


With the assumption that this is a DVD recorder not just a player, and all connections are correct, two things need to be in place.
1. Source: the unit needs to have a cable tuner so you can receive a channel to record or an external input (look like stereo plugs) for video in and audio in so you can use a cable box for tuning a channel
2: Format: these units will need a DVD -R or DVD +R format blank to use. Some units can use both.

If this unit is a combo (DVDR and VCR in one box) then the source should be available to both for recording and selecting the appropriate channel should work. (Note if using the cable box then the recorder channel probably should be on 3 and set your cable box to the channel you want to record
Good luck.

Jan 03, 2010 | Symphonic Televison & Video

1 Answer

How to connect motorola cable box to samsung dvd/vcr model vr375 to a Westinghouse hdtv with 2 hdmi connections


The DVD-VR375 does not have an HDMI input. The connection should be:
• RED WHITE & YELLOW CABLE from your cable box (AV OUT) should connect to the DVD-VR375 (AV IN 1). Set the DVD-VR375 to AV 1 using the INPUT SEL. button.
• Next, connect an HDMI cable from the DVD-VR375 (HDMI OUT) to the TV (HDMI IN). Set the TV to the proper source.
This connection would allow the recorder to work as a pass through and will let you record TV programs as well as watch your cable channels.

Hope this helps!

Jul 06, 2009 | Samsung DVD-VR375 DVD Recorder/VCR

2 Answers

How to record a running program from TV to DVD


RUN ANT,CABLE INTO DVD RECORDER THEN RUN A CABLE IN TO THE TV FROM THE OUTPUT OF THE DVD RECORDER YOU MUST HAVE TV ON CHANNEL THREE TO WATCH AND RECORD AT SAME TIME ,SET CHANNEL TO 3 ON DVD RECORDER OR INPUT SELECT CHANNEL YOU WANT TO RECORD AND PUSH RECORD WHEN READY

Dec 07, 2008 | Samsung DVD-VR330 VCR and DVD Recorder

1 Answer

Record a digital channel while watching and analog channel


Take a red, white, and yellow AV cable and plug it from the AV out of the cable box to the red, white, and yellow In of the dvd recorder (change cable box to the channel you want to record). Then change your TV to the channel you want to view.

Have fun!

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Nov 23, 2008 | Panasonic DMR-ES30VS DVD Recorder/VCR

1 Answer

Watch while recording


Make sure the DVD has RF lead and Scart lead connected in and also BOTH connected out to the TV. When you record from TV use channel numbers, when you record from cable use AV channel, (on DVD). When watching TV use TV channels 1 to 5, when watching Cable use AV channel, (on TV).

Feb 06, 2008 | Panasonic DMR-EZ47V DVD Recorder/VCR

1 Answer

Channel detection


adjust iin channel search

Oct 31, 2007 | LG DR-4912 DVD Recorder

1 Answer

Hook-up strategy


OK I will try to explain this...You need to go from your OUT TO TV output on your cable box and split that line so you have 2 lines coming out,then you can hook one to your vcr and one directly to your tv.Then you can watch tv while you are recording something on your VCR.I hope this helps

Sep 24, 2007 | Samsung DVD-V4600 DVD Player/VCR

Not finding what you are looking for?
Televison & Video Logo

Related Topics:

644 views

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Televison & Video Experts

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

76582 Answers

Cindy Wells

Level 3 Expert

6255 Answers

Lawrence Oravetz

Level 3 Expert

10548 Answers

Are you a Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...