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Old 02-23-01, 03:34 PM
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I mistakenly relied on bestbuy.com's product information to make my purchase of a reasonably priced VCR. Those idiots said the model I bought included cable box control when it doesn't. Is there anything out there with that feature that falls under or around $100?

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Old 02-23-01, 08:59 PM
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Can't help you with the price.

However I have a JVC S-VHS VCR that I bought about eight months ago that has cable/satellite box control using an IR blaster. I paid $150 for it at the time but it was an open box and was being discontinued for a new model. You may want to take a look at the current lowest end JVC S-VHS model and see it offers the same feature, as it might be in your price range.

By the way you can still record and playback using standard tapes on these in either standard or S-VHS ET mode. Recoding in standard mode using regular tapes will allow you to play them back on regular VCR's but obviously you will not get S-VHS quality.
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Old 02-24-01, 11:45 PM
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I'm sorry.....but, what's a VCR??

I think my parents used to have one like way back in the 80s....
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Old 02-25-01, 12:37 AM
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Originally posted by The Void
I'm sorry.....but, what's a VCR??
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