Joe, On the lower drum board, there should be a 3.3ufd capacitor (Silver looking electrolytic) that is open. Gonzalo N. Arrivas, CET Pittsburg, CA http://www.etechhelponline.com Tel/Fax: 925-432-2057 ----- Original Message ----- From: "joe weaver" <weavel@xxxxxxxx> To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Thursday, August 16, 2001 9:52 AM Subject: [TechAssist] emerson vcr885 bad video "update" > > i checked sm caps and resistors on drum and capstan board..all check > good...rf modulator and tuner are good. > thanks everyone for their suggestions so far.. > joe > > > this vcr came in with video looking like bad heads..scrambled picture like > no sync.. > i checked tape guides/back tension etc..changed heads no > change.. audio from tape is ok...E-E tuning ok..capstan belt ok.. no change > at different speeds... > any help would be greatly appreciated....thanks joe > > > > > > > > > > > william j.weaver KG8CJ > weavers electronics > 268 w.water st. > oak harbor,ohio 43449 > 1-419-898-4129 phone > 1-419-898-5054 fax > weavel@xxxxxxxx > www.cros.net/weavel > > > Help make your TechAssist online repair tips > database better! Submit your fixes here: > http://www.circuitwork.com/techassist/tip/#tips > To unsubscribe write to: > techassist-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > with unsubscribe in the subject line. > Help make your TechAssist online repair tips database better! Submit your fixes here: http://www.circuitwork.com/techassist/tip/#tips To unsubscribe write to: techassist-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with unsubscribe in the subject line.