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Myn name is Arturo Ortiz I am trying to transfer a vhs video

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Hello myn name is***** am trying to transfer a vhs video to a dvd R i have the Panasonic DMR-EZ37V can you help me do this
JA: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?
Customer: all I can tell you it is a Panasonic model DMR-EZ37V
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: am just trying to copy a VHS tape to a DVD+R on the divice. can you gide through the process? I have the macjhine running,with both the DVD+R and the VHS in the corresponding slots . when I press the cop
JA: Anything else you want the electronics expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: thats about it
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Recorders and Players
Expert:  Louie replied 6 months ago.


Hi Arturo and welcome to the site, I’m Louie. Sorry you had to wait awhile but I’ll do my best to help.

Initially, a little more background info please:

  • • is this a first time attempt to copy a VHS tape to a DVD disc;
  • • or it has been done before successfully;
  • • is the VHS tape home made video or store bought/commercial movie?
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
It a Home made vhs video
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
It's my first time trying to copy a vhs tape to a DVD
Expert:  Louie replied 6 months ago.

I understand.

What steps have you tried please?

Can you also click HERE? ...and try to review / follow the procedures?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
1)I have placed the vhs tape and DVD r in corresponding slots
2) I pressed the silver VHS DVD button on extreme right side of device. It signal "copying" but nothing really happens. This message "copying" lights on intermittently about 3-5 seconds then stops and nothing happens
Expert:  Louie replied 6 months ago.

Is the Home made vhs video shown/heard on the TV when playing back or even when attempting to record to the DVD disc?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
When I play the Vhs by itself it run with problem sound and all. I just need you to tell the steps for me to follow in order to transfer the vhs to the DVD.
Step by step because I have not done this before. Please.
Expert:  Louie replied 6 months ago.

I posted already above a LINK for the step-by-step procedures with illustrations.

Weren't you able to open / view?

Expert:  Louie replied 6 months ago.

Can you please try again, click / tap HERE?

...or even HERE ?

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