How do you fix a VCR that keeps ejecting tapes?
How can I watch VHS tapes on my TV?
Anyway, yes—it is possible to hook up your old VCR player to a new HDTV, even if your VHS deck doesn’t have an HDMI video output (which I’m almost positive it doesn’t, unless you happen to have a newer DVD/VCR combo player). An S-Video cable, which delivers a slightly sharper picture than composite video does.
Connect a VCR with HDMI only on the TV You need a converter box between the VCR and the TV. The yellow, red and white lead from the VCR plugs into the input of the converter box. The output of the converter box connects to a HDMI lead. The other end of this lead will plug into one of the HDMI inputs of the TV.
Where is the mode switch on a VCR?
Typically this issue is due to the tape bunching up underneath the flap. Press down on the small release button on the side of the VHS and lift up on the flap. Smooth out any build up of tape by spinning the circular spindles on the take clockwise until the tape straightens itself out.