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Is it possible to record on DVD recorder with a cable DVR?

All this is very new to me.
I have had tube TV for decades, but mine was providing a ''Picasso'' picture of the TV shows, so, I decided to try the newer electronics currently available.
TV is a Samsung 720p/60 Hz/LCD HDTV.
Inputs
Include 2 HDMI (rear), 1 component video (rear), 1 composite A/V (rear) and 1 PC (rear).

  • Output
    Includes 1 optical audio and 1 headphone (rear). When I initially tried the HDMI connection from the cable box/DVR to the TV, I had sound and picture, but then I had only picture and the techs at GCI just could not help me with the sound problem, so I am using the composite A/V connections.
    Cable company is GCI (Alaska) which provides a Pace cable box/HD-DVR.
    DVD recorder is a Philips DVDR 3505/37 with digital tuner.
    I also have an Impact component video digital audio selector with three inputs.
    I have tried a few different connection combinations, but I cannot view the channels on the TV from the DVD recorder in order to record a show.
    So, I am wondering if it is even possible to record on the DVD recorder, and if so, how do I need to set up the connections?
    Many thanks in advance!!!
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    • Luna_Negra May 09, 2009

      When I make the connections per the instructions for the DVD recorder, it indicates the use of RCA audio/video cables, and when I make these connections per the diagram, I receive a No Signal message on the TV.
      Is is not possible to use the component video/audio cables, and if so, what would my connections be?
      There are no instructions in the DVDR manual for component video/audio cables connections.
      Thanks, again, in advance.

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    Hi,
    well u need to go through the manual to connect ur TV to DVD and record Shows.

    Thanks!
    Sandy

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