how to set up vcr to record

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how to set up vcr to record

bought a new tv lg the other connections worked PERFECT did the same ones no signal from vcr i have the vcr hooked into the the dvr box cable input to the dvr box, dvr box to tv,

dvd player hooked up to the 5 ports on the back of the tv there are only 5 ports,

my old tv you had tv input 1(dvd player) input 2(vcr player) this new tv has tv, avg, comp.(dvd player), hmi, i saw someone said use the hdmi

bestbuy told me a splitter but i was able to hook it up before and it worked perfect PLEASE HELP

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i got it too play on the avg but i want the hookup as i had before where i was able to watch the tv from the vcr

do i hook up cables from dvr box to vhs

as i was able to do this before why not now i had no cables hooked up to the tv before they were hooked

from vcr to dvr able to get tv signal

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GOT IT EXACTdoes exactly what i want it too do. i was getting the vcr to play then figured set the channels to the cable box VIOLA  i heard sound then a picture. YOU ARE THE BEST!!!

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guess i will use an hdmi cable as cannot use the comp for dvd but that is ok.
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vcr to dvr coaxial cable dvr to tv coxial cable vcr to avg

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yes it did that was great but i did need 2 coax cables one dvr to vcr , vcr to tv i figured somehow the dvr had to get a signal to the vcr. it was way different than my last set up. also i needed to program the vcr set up the channels it could not read anything. i figured that too how could it read channel 3 if the vcr had no channels programmed.

THANKS Smiley Happy

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i am going to get an hdmi for the dvd as the vcr is plugged into the ports on the tv

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