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Old 05-05-2012, 01:10 PM   #1
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Replace VCR

Our 96 Bounder has a VCR installed in a small shelf over the passenger seat. The Panasonic unit that is in there measures 14" L. x 3 1/2" H, and it fills up the hole. We would like to replace it with a VCR/DVD combo. Does anyone know of a model that will fit in the hole without me having to look at specs of every model on the market? Thanks.

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Old 05-05-2012, 03:06 PM   #2
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There aren't that many of these combo units available anymore, VCRs have gone the way of the 8 track players. Best Buy only lists 5, a few refurbished, when searching their site for VCR DVD. The ones that had dimensions listed, (by the way you only gave 2) show about 17" wide so I guess they wouldn't fit. DVD Blue ray players are made very small now, many would fit you shelf.


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I don't know where you would find a combo unit that small. A combo needs doors for both VCR and DVD and the two together take up more than 14" if side by side, and more than 3.5" if stacked.

Heck, I have an old one I would give you, but it's about 20" wide and 3-4" tall as well.
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But as has already been said, they tend to be bigger.

Perhaps a VCR and a small portable DVD player would work? There are plenty of them that have video & audio outputs that you could patch into the TV
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