Question: Will an old VCR work on a new TV?

Anyway, yes—it is possible to hook up your old VCR player to a new HDTV, even if your VHS deck doesnt have an HDMI video output (which Im almost positive it doesnt, unless you happen to have a newer DVD/VCR combo player). Note: The following tip deals only with hooking up a VCR to an HDTV for playback only.

Can I connect my DVD player to my Smart TV?

Youll need to hook up the DVD player to a smart TV using either an HDMI, composite, component or S-Video cable. Once connected, you need to select the proper source or “input” on your TV to be able to view the DVD player for use.

Are old VCRs worth anything?

A basic VCR that plays back tapes is good enough for transferring most video tapes and is therefore worth around $25 to $75 to someone that wants to transfer or playback their own tapes. VCRs that can play back DVDs, or even better record to DVD will be worth more, from $50 to $150.

When were VCRs discontinued?

VHS tapes stopped being produced in 2008, and Panasonic stopping selling VCRs in 2012. Blockbuster went out of business, and then Netflix and other streaming platforms entered the scene. The rest is modern-day history.

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