View Full Version : Random VCR question

April 9th, 2009, 03:47 AM
I have a vcr at work which needs to no longer work. It can not be evident that someone broke it. Or look intentional needs to look like it just crapped out. I tried googling it but you can imagine just alot of sledge hammers and bombs came up. Any help?

April 9th, 2009, 03:51 AM
I'm not sure I understand what you want: is the VCR intended as a dummy machine in a security system, a bit like a fake security camera that tricks people into behaving themselves?

April 9th, 2009, 03:58 AM
No we currently use it to record, but have gotten word that if it fails to work it will not be replaced. which would get rid of a lot of paperwork.

April 9th, 2009, 04:04 AM
Crack 'er open when nobody is around and use a cigarette lighter to melt the insulation off the windings of the internal inverter then reassemble. This will accomplish two things:

1)It will short out the windings and will kill it.
2)Will give a nice burnt plastic/rubber smell to make it a little more believable. :twisted:

April 9th, 2009, 04:18 AM
I'm closing this thread, as we don't need to help the OP break company property, just so he doesn't have to do paperwork that he is paid to do.