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Have recorder connected to digital TV .Has been fine using scart cable . I have upgraded to component video cable. I can now play dvd`s but can`t record from the digital TV as dont know what to set as the input ie Line 1 ,2 or 3-none seem to work. Any suggestions Thanks

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Line 4 is usual on Sony machine [it is on mine]

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