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New Toshiba DVR620KU Cannot figure how to record from tv with cablebox hookup

The cablebox is comcast box RNG150N, I have my tv and dvd/vcr combo hooked with HMDI cables and can view recorded vcrs and dvds but cannot figure how to record from tv and program with either vhs tapes or dvd blanks. The manuel states I need an external device to be able to record. Any advice or what type of device is needed and how to connect devices to work together would be appreciated.

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SOURCE: recording with comcast hd box and toshiba VCR/DVD

1st, see if you can get another cable box that offers component as well as RCA outputs on the back. Does your cable box have S Video out and does your toshiba have S Video in? If so, hook up the S Video from cable box to Toshiba. Then hook up R&W audio from Cable Box out to Toshiba In. Set the channel on the cable box to what you want to record. Set Toshiba to record channel 3 or 4, whichever your Toshiba is set on. The cable box controls the channel you are recording. You cannot set the recorder to the channel you want to record. It must be either 3 or 4. Try it. If everything else fails, you have to go cable from wall to cable in on cable box, cable out on cable box to cable in on Toshiba then either cable or RCA out on Toshiba to TV.

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Toshiba DVR620KU error E 25 cannot put VHS onto DVDs

Probably copy protection.

You can remove it with a Grex or similar
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SOURCE: Can DVR620KU play" PAL" DVDs

yes some do. Just have to change to the region that you prefer. Europe would come under region 1 and pacific-Region 4 and so on.

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