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Dvdirect signal missing

I am getting a no input signal message when i hook up to the side input terminals of my flat screen tv (with the tv on) as a result i cannot record. the record light on the dvdirect comes on and goes off because it is waiting for the input signal which never comes.

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Re: dvdirect signal missing

In my case...DVDirect may have been detecting some sort of copyguard (copy protection) ....not sure.

Posted on Jun 17, 2008

Re: dvdirect signal missing

Pls remember folks that the unit is a recording unit, therefore it requires a signal coming into the unit input from the OUT source unit you are recording from.

Posted on Aug 12, 2008

Re: dvdirect signal missing

You need to connect a TV out connection (if your TV has one, check your TV specs/manual) like a Scart socket to the DVDirect input connections. Also check DVDirect has the correct input selected via its menu
Hope this helps

Posted on May 28, 2008

Re: dvdirect signal missing

Hi if you want to record from your TV my guess is you are connecting the DVDirect input connections to the TV's input connections, that is these connections are for the TV to recieve a signle and DVDirect is also expecting to recieve a signle which is not going to come
You need to connect a TV out connection (if your TV has one, check your TV specs/manual) like a Scart socket to the DVDirect input connections. Also check DVDirect has the correct input selected via its menu
Hope this helps

Posted on Nov 06, 2007

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