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This tv has inbuilt freeview, how do i use a dvd recorder to record off it?

The dvd recorder i'm trying to use is wharfedale dvdrhd400 and i can pick up the 5 terrestial channels but am unable to pick up the freeview. cheers Tom

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Re: This tv has inbuilt freeview, how do i use a dvd...

The Wharfdale Machine that has Freeview has an F on the end ie vdrhd400f. It may be yours is an analogue version. Always possible that you can use the TV as an output via a scart to record what you are watchin

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