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Recording HD channels

I have the following equipment: 1. Philips 42PFL7403D Flat Panel TV 2. A HD Motorola Cable Box DCH3200 (from Cox) 3. Panasonic DVD Recorder DMR-EZ475V I would like to record the HD channels (700 series from Cox) which I can get with 1 and 2 but I can only record up to channel 135. What connections do I vae to use with what cables? All have HDMI and coaxial ports.

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Well you would need to hook up cable box to dvd recorder. the only draw back first off is one you cannot get hd onto a dvd. you can down scale and it will seem a little cleaner than standard def but of coarse it will never be high def. I'm not to familiar with the motorola boxes but if they offer dvr's in your area i would suggestgetting one you can record all channels then afterwards transfer them to a outside device. but as i said before high def cannot fit onto a dvd unless you plan to copy one movie to 6-7 disc. Just keep in mind a standard high def channelcan only fit 2 max on one freq due to the amount of data transfer as opposed to 10 to 12 standard def digital channels

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