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I am not getting the channels on my unit to record anything.

My machine will play the dvds or vhs but will not let me get any tv channels and such so I can record. Is there something I missed in hooking it up?

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  • suzydoozy818 Jan 24, 2009

    Thank you very much for the information it was very helpful even though that is not what I wanted to hear. LOL

  • crocgurl Mar 01, 2009

    thanks, i have bought every cord under the sun and could not accomplish this, thank god i am not crazy

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This unit, like most these days, does not have a TV tuner built in. If you want to record, you need to provide the video and audio from another source, such as a cable box or satellite receiver. You can't just connect an antenna and tune a channel to record. You haven't missed anything; the capability just isn't there.

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