Want to purchase a vcr/dvd recorder combo for our hdtv
We have a new flat panel 1080p tv and have Comcast cable hdtv . we have a cable box tuner thru our cable service. we want to record tv programs while watching another channel, download our camcorder to dvd and watch rental movies. can you help us choose - do we need a vcr/dvd with a tuner? progressive scan, upconversion? , etc. HELP! I have googled this until my eyes are crossed. Best Buy couldn't tell us which to purchase.
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Hello, that set doesn't have a tuner, thus no antenna connection. if you have a vcr or a cable box you can use the tuner in it and come from the output jacks on the vcr or cable box to the input on the tv.....thanks, Terry
Your dvd recorder only has rca, red white yellow inputs it wont allow you to record in HD, although you can play your comcast box any hd, regular digital through and record. Hook up the comcast box if HD through preferably HDMI if not get one from comcast. The HD box is the only box that allow HDMI, component and regular RCA and some RF out. This way you can play HD to your set but also record through RCA or RF again will not allow for HD record unless its TiVo. Hope this helps
A DTV converter box will take digital broadcast signals from the antenna and convert them to a format compatible with the VCR. You will be able to record programs received through the DTV box on your VCR if you could record analog over-the-air programs before the digital changeover. You can use either the RF output or the component output from the DTV box to input to the VCR.
first you do connect cable to your > combo VCR / DVD player & recorder then connect to > to your TV: cable coax output or if that cable have video/audio ouput is going to INPUT >to combo VCR / DVD player video / audio output is going to INPUT > to TV,.that's the time you can record and playback; click below for more information in hooking up: