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    VCR Player suppliers?

    We need a VCR with VideoPlus. Finding it very difficult to find one!!!

    Any ideas?

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    Re: VCR Player suppliers?

    Try the general Tech support forum here: http://www.dogsbodies.com


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    Re: VCR Player suppliers?

    What's a VCR? 8O

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    Re: VCR Player suppliers?

    I had a nice stash of them Im popular with the teachers as I never throw them out when people get bored of them and want DVDs

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    Re: VCR Player suppliers?

    It's not going to be easy! All the "normal" manufacturers have dropped VCRs, although some are still doing VCR/DVD combos. I've resorted to a pair of Daewoos for the last I bought. Can't remember if they do videoplus as I never use it!

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    Re: VCR Player suppliers?

    Are you allowed to buy off ebay? Thats probs be the best place to look

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    Re: VCR Player suppliers?

    I'm sure ASDA and Tescos still sell them. Schneiders or something like that.

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    Re: VCR Player suppliers?

    DVD/VCR Combos still are in a lot of places so that could be a solution

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    Re: VCR Player suppliers?

    Out of interest as anybody come across a USB VCR, if they exist? I'm just wondering as TV's aren't being purchased in the school and use of projectors is becoming more and more and the teachers are still fond on their old VHS Tapes. Being able to for them to pass around and connect to their laptops for playing on their projectors could be interested.

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    Re: VCR Player suppliers?

    Personally, would just invest in some equipment to convert from VHS to DVD

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    Re: VCR Player suppliers?

    We just use the Video input on the projector and pass the sound through the soundcard on the PC using PC speakers.

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    Re: VCR Player suppliers?

    Quote Originally Posted by TeddyKGB
    Personally, would just invest in some equipment to convert from VHS to DVD
    This is fine if you have recorded from the TV, but not if you have bought the video (assumes that you have a ERA licence). The other option is to record to a server.

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    Re: VCR Player suppliers?

    Why not hook the VCR to the projector video feed?

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    Re: VCR Player suppliers?

    Quote Originally Posted by rhyds
    Why not hook the VCR to the projector video feed?
    Because the fundamental problem is that it is getting difficult to buy "quality" VCRs!

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    Re: VCR Player suppliers?

    A lot of the primary schools round here bought combination DVD/VCR players.

    http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Browse...ip%3D49593.htm



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